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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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I have a little small little spot or bump of yellow colour on the skin of my eye from where the eye starts.it is completly harmless.never felt pain?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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I have a little small little spot or bump of yellow colour on the skin of my eye from where the eye starts.it is completly harmless.never felt pain?

Pingueculua: You have discovered a normal feature of the eye surface next to the colored part. You can have as many as four - one on each side of each eye. They are a protective feature of the eyes against uv light, wind and dust. They have that peculiar name, pinguecula. They are harmless and will had as you grow older usually over 60. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Wolf
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Does eye wash remove the yellow spot on the eyes caused by pingueculla?

Dr. Thomas Wolf
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Does eye wash remove the yellow spot on the eyes caused by pingueculla?

No: These are structure changes of the conjunctiva. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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I have a yellow spot right beside the iris of my eye for a few months now. It doesn't hurt and my eye feels the same, is this normal? Can I leave it?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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I have a yellow spot right beside the iris of my eye for a few months now. It doesn't hurt and my eye feels the same, is this normal? Can I leave it?

Pinguecula: Pingueclua are a normal response to wind, dust and uv light. They are the eyes defense in the middle years to these external forces. They have no symptoms and are usually unnoticed. Removal is unnecessary - your eye develops these for protection. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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There are some yellow spots in my eyes?And my eye sight is weak........What is the reason of yellow spot in my eye?

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Pinguecula: Yellow spots on the white part of the eye can be due to: pinguecula (most common: due to sun exposure), nevus (a pigmentation like a freckle), nodule (due to an autoimmune condition and is rare), vitamin deficiency (rare). An eyemd can look under the microscope diagnose and give you peace of mind. Weak eye sight: likely need glasses. If any eye pain, see eyemd asap. Best regards. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Ham
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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Hello! good afternoon. I just want to ask if what's the meaning of having a yellow spot on my eye (near iris)? Is it harmful? Thanks!

Dr. Michael Ham
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Hello! good afternoon. I just want to ask if what's the meaning of having a yellow spot on my eye (near iris)? Is it harmful? Thanks!

Pinguecula: Sounds like a pinguecula, which is a deposit/build up on the white part of the eye (sclera) due to uv light and dryness of the eyes. You can use artificial tears, and use a cap and/or sunglasses when outdoors. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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I have a fluffy looking yellow spot in my eye by the pupil in my whole eye also feels itchy and hurts a bit, it's not stringy runny. It's like a spot?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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I have a fluffy looking yellow spot in my eye by the  pupil in my whole eye also feels itchy and hurts a bit, it's not stringy runny. It's like a spot?

Pinguecula: You have discovered your pinguecula. Most people in the middle years have these to some degree - they are the eyes protective deposit against wind and sun and occur next to the color part of the eye on either side. They are asymptomatic unless seriously large. You almost certainly have these in both eyes. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Mindlin
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
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How do I get rid of a yellow spot in my eye?

Dr. Alan Mindlin
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
45 years in practice
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How do I get rid of a yellow spot in my eye?

See eyemd: This is usually sign of localized irritation and may be easily treated-see eyemd. ...Read more

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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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.

Dr. Clarence Grim
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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.

Iris spots: y\You need to consult an ophthalmologist. Most likely normal.Till then ou can google iris spots and view images and see if you can match yours up. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
37 years in practice
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I have a red spot that has been on my eye for at least. 14 mouth , and now I have a lil yellow spot that on the right side that's been there for 2mth?

Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
37 years in practice
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I have a red spot that has been on my eye for at least. 14 mouth , and now I have a lil yellow spot that on the right side that's been there for 2mth?

Don't Know: It will help to see a picture. But I am confused why you are waiting for 14 months to find out. I advice you see an ophthalmologist asap.Your eye is very important, take good care of it. ...Read more

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