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I Have This Huge Dot On My Side Of My Eye Is That Just A Freckle
A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more
My right eye seems to have a piece of fuzz on the side and a small black floating dot. Any thoughts as to why? What could it be?
Vitreous separation: hopefully, which is common and usually not serious, or retinal detachment, which is a very serious problem that could cause loss of sight. It is IMPOSSIBLE to tell which of these is happening without an examination of the inside of the eye with a special scope and preferably by a specialist. You need to be seen, TODAY, in an ED that has an opthalmologist on call. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: It depends on what you mean by a 'dot'. If you have a growth on your cornea called a pterygium, which is a medical problem, this could affect your ability to have lasik. Most eye surgeons would take care of that first before giving you the refractive surgery. If the dot is a pingueculum, or sun damaged conjunctiva, then that might not be a problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Red on on side of eye for two weeks. sometimes there is a white yellow pus dot on sclera but goes away then come back up?
I use expigment cream with %4 hydroquinone under my eyes for freckles is there side effect on my eyes ?? Sometime i feel mild burning of my eye?? help
Maybe too strong: The skin around your eyes is very thin and delicate so I like to be very cautious about what to put around that area. If you continue using it and experience burning, I would avoid using hydroquinone 4%. Let your doctor know, perhaps he or she will recommend 2% hydroquinone or another alternative for you. ...Read more
On my left eye and on the left side of the iris, I have a black dot that is on top of a yellow spot. This spot sometimes suddenly hurts. It feels like there is something there.
Examination : A problematic symptom that requires an examination. Sudden blurry vision to one side may be caused by a variety of things, such as migrainous aura, retinal problem, veil-like floaters, refractive error, corneal problem including dryness, or stroke. An examination is essential. See an eye md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things.: Often the pain in the rear of the eye is actually from the front of the eye. It is called a referred pain. Most common causes are "dry eyes" and "uveitis". The tratment for dry eye is simple, using artificial tears. The treatment for uveitis requires prescription medication thus will need a proper evaluation by an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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