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My 2 year old has 2-3 small grey/blue spots on his sclera in both eyes since born, will he grow out of it? Was told common and ok, but I worry

My 2 year old has 2-3 small grey/blue spots on his sclera in both eyes since born, will he grow out of it? Was told common and ok, but I worry

Normal: Just like our skin the sclera can have pigment changes as well. These changes may or may not change over the course of your child's life. It does not affect the vision. ...Read more

Sclera (Definition)

The sclera is the white hard covering of the eye. It creates the actual "eye ball" and is made out of dense connective tissue. The conjunctiva is a thin, clear ...Read more


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I have blue sclera in my right eye only.. It has been blue since i was born. I have no other symptoms. Is there any treatment for it?

I have blue sclera in my right eye only.. It has been blue since i was born. I have no other symptoms. Is there any treatment for it?

NO: The sclerae appears blue when it is thin. What makes it appear that way is the deep layer within the eye, called the choroid. This layer is between the retina and sclera, is dark and vascular, but makes the thin sclera appear blue. ...Read more

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Please answer! what would cause the sclera to turn gray?

Please answer! what would cause the sclera to turn gray?

Several options: Greyness can come about from use of silver containing medications or cosmetics. It can also be due to thinness of the sclera which allows the underlying black lining of the eye to show through. Check with your ophthalmologist to see why this has happened if this is your eye. ...Read more

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My babys eyes look like there is pink on the sclera is this normal he is 4mths with gray eyes and it looks like its going arond the outside of iris?

My babys eyes look like there is pink on the sclera is this normal he is 4mths with gray eyes and it looks like its going arond the outside of iris?

Pink on the eye: May be conjunctivits. Most is viral some is bacteria ( usually have a discharge if bacteria, may also be allergic, Sometimes if the nose is congested there is back up for fluid to the eye and that can cause eye swelling and other issues . F/u and call pediatrician this AM ...Read more

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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

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Home care remedy on how can I make my sclera in the eye whiter?

Home care remedy on how can I make my sclera in the eye whiter?

Cant: There are not even medicines that can do this if it is the natural color and not from disease. ...Read more

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Do grey spots on sclera go away with time?

Do grey spots on sclera go away with time?

No: Sometimes melanin pigment deposits can give appearance of graying. This is normal. In older age grey plaque in sclera are normal. If your sclera is progressively getting grey it may be thinning due to "collagen vascular diseases. You must see an ophthalmologist that then will refer you to a rheumatologist for more workup & diagnosis if necessary. ...Read more

Blue Gray Sclera (Definition)

Blue-gray sclera refers to a bluish-gray color of the whites of the eyes. This may be normal or seen in medical conditions ...Read more