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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?

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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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?

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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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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If you wear contact lenses, wear glasses when eye is infected
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Do not occlude or cover eyes
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Clean face towels with hot water separately if pink eye
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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?

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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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Prevent future eye infections by washing hands and not touching eyes
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Clean the affected eye carefully with water
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See an ophthalmologist
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Take any needed medicine as prescribed
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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?

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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Left eye peripheral vision gets yellow moving spot along with peripheral vision black out. Docs says retina is OK. Mild pain in eye as well. Help!!

Left eye peripheral vision gets yellow moving spot along with peripheral vision black out. Docs says retina is OK. Mild pain in eye as well. Help!!

Probably migraine: Your peripheral moving yellow fringe spots with adjacent darkened areas w/ mild ocular discomfort sound migrainous in nature. Your retina doctor reviewed your eye & indicated your retina was fine & not the source of the disturbance which is reassuring. Yours symptoms are likely triggered by stressors. Speak to your family doctor for advice on how to manage these symptoms. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Hands off! Don't spread infection.
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Clean, warm, moist compresses
20 min, 4x day for 1 weeks
See doctor for Antibiotic eyedrops - keep the dropper clean
4x day
Antihistamines to reduce irritation
every 4-6 hours
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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!

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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