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Loose Sclera On My Eyeball
Dry eye I took my finger to my eye pressed on the inner corner & then sideways towards the eye. 2 doz. pcs of tiny invisible grit got on my eye ?
Lubricate: Try using an eye rinse product to irrigate any residual debris from your involved eye & then use artificial tears every 1 to 2 hours (refresh™) to soothe the surface of your eye. This should alleviate the dry scratchy feeling. If no improvement, you may have a scratch and need to have an examination. ...Read more
Cornea: This is the clear window which is a dome over the front of the eye underneath of which you can see the iris which is inside. ...Read more
Possible ulcer: The dots are almost certainly on the cornea - the window at the front of the eye that your lense rests upon. The iris is inside. These dots if new, could be sites of corneal ulceration - a focal infection under the contact lense. You need to see your ophthalmologist right away as these can work their way deeper and cause scarring, visual loss and even infection inside the eye. ...Read more
Not normal: If you have loose skin close to the corner of your eyes, this means that you may be tearing a lot. If this is not true, then the looseness is due to laxity of loose skin alone. This can easily be examined, and treated by an oculoplastics surgeon. That means a doctor who deals with eyelid and tear duct issues. They are also trained eye doctors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: See an eye doctor to be sure, but there are normal areas of pigmentation on the eye and sometimes areas can look red, yellow, brown or gray. There are rarer conditions where the white part can even be blue! sometimes these pigmentations are chronic and generally safer and sometimes these are new and need to be monitored closely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There's a yellowish color around the circle of my pupil on my iris. I'm Irish with blue eyes. Is that normal and on top of my cornea?
Probably normal, but: There are all sorts of variations in iris color and this may be one of those. Some people will have a white or yellowish ring around the perimeter of the cornea where it meets the white of the eye. This might appear to be an iris discoloration (the iris is in the eye), but really it is on the cornea, which is the clear dome over the iris. This might be related to increased cholesterol levels. ...Read more
My eye itches and swells up, then white spots appear on the part of my eye above the eye lashes. what is happening?
Eye itching: Eye itching & swelling which white spots above eyelashes: usually due to demodex or staphlococcus blepharitis. Consult with us to get Rx to help you get better faster. ...Read more
Yes: You are probably observing a deposit termed a pingueculum - sort of a callus of the eye - a normal growth which protects this usually open part of the eye against wind, dust and uv light. It has a yellow tint, can vary in size and is highlighted if the eye gets red or irritated. This is a normal feature of eyes in the middle years. ...Read more
My baby (33 mo.) has a slightly gray spot on her left eye. The spot is located on the upper right side of the sclera. The eye surface is smoothly.
Dermoid: This could be a congenital piece of tissue in the wrong place. You should see an ophthalmologist for proper evaluation. ...Read more
Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severly swollen red eyes. On my skin under my eyes r dry and swollen. Also have green goo in corners of eyes but green stringy mucus inside my eye lid?
Usually normal: Small amounts of scleral show asymmetry is normal. Rarely in people much older than you the lid muscles can weaken, causing the lid to droop slightly, exposing more of the white of the eye. Significant asymmetry is often caused by hyperthyroidism, and more rarely, by masses in the orbit. ...Read more