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Can full contacts lenses cover spots on the eyeball?

Can full contacts lenses cover spots on the eyeball?

Contact lenses: Most soft contact lenses are approximately 14 mm in diameter. They cover the clear part of the eye but very little of the white of the eye. Some hard contact lenses are up to 19 mm or larger but they are very expensive and can be uncomfortable. I would recommend seeing an eye doctor to determine what the red spots are and possibly have them removed. ...Read more

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What causes grey spots on my eyeball?

What causes grey spots on my eyeball?

Hard to say: A common finding is a peripheral grey haze ; edge of cornea known as "arcus senilus". A normal finding in elderly, may indicate triglyceride/cholesterol issues in young patients. ...Read more

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What are those grey spots on my eyeball?

What are those grey spots on my eyeball?

Probably normal: Grey spots on the sclera (white of the eye) are usually areas of thinning of the eye wall, which is common with age. This thinning allows the pigmented tissues beneath the sclera to show through, which gives this grey appearance. However, areas of increased pigmentation (usually brown or black) can indicate a risk for cancer or pre-cancer on the surface of the eye, so get an eye exam to be sure. ...Read more

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Do I need glasses if I have 20/35 vision also what does it mean to have white circle spots on your eyeballs?

Do I need glasses if I have 20/35 vision also what does it mean to have white circle spots on your eyeballs?

It depends: You will see better with glasses that correct your vision to 20/20 . There is little risk or harm in not wearing glasses especially with near 20/20 vision. I am not sure what you mean about white spots on your eyeballs. ...Read more

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What causes yellow spots on the eyeball?

What causes yellow spots on the eyeball?

Pinguecula: These are normal structures on either side of the colored part of the eye. They are the eyes response to environmental wind, light and dust. Most subtle, but some can be quite large. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What medication is effective for blood spots on the eyeball?

Not a clear question: Sorry if i can not help without better understanding the question. If you mean subconj heme, then likely 1-2 weeks time is all that is needed - if vision is unaffected, no pain. Increased blood vessel size is frequently related to irritation, rubbing, dryness, . . . Those things need to be helped. There is no specific medicine for subconj heme but vitamin c deficiency, or other bleeding is poss. ...Read more

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I noticed my son has a lot of black spots under his eyeball under his eye lid. Is this bad? Are they normal? He is 2 years old.

I noticed my son has a lot of black spots under his eyeball under his eye lid. Is this bad? Are they normal? He is 2 years old.

Mgt: These spots may represent a collection of pigment, but I would suggest an appointment with your PCP or online with a photo uploaded to his EMR at Healthtap. Wearing a cap and sunscreen is advised. ...Read more

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Can you please describe the black spots on both of my eyeballs?

Can you please describe the black spots on both of my eyeballs?

On or in?: On there spot on the eye you can see in the mirror? If these are new and dark, have them evaluated by an ophthalmologist. Spots you see floating in your vision are related to changes in the jelly fluid inside your eyes. If they are new, they should also be evaluated. ...Read more