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Why my eyes are not white?

Why my eyes are not white?

Various reasons: The conjunctiva, which lines the surface of the eye, can develop patches of pigmentation over the years to have a "muddy" appearance. Yellowish spots on the inside and outside of the iris called pinguecula are also normal changes, usually related to exposure to sun and wind. Redness can be from allergy, dry eye, and other causes. Any new pigmented place on the eye in a caucasian should be checked. ...Read more

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How to make my eyes whiter?

How to make my eyes whiter?

Several ways: More sleep, avoiding sun and wind exposure, avoid smoke and pollution, rinsing with water or artificial tears. A vasoconstrictor can be used temporarily, but will tend to make the problem worse in the long run. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Why aren't my eyes fully white?

Why aren't my eyes fully white?

Conjunctiva pigment: The conjunctiva is the clear membrane that overlies the sclera and therefore looks white. But it can also be a place in which pigmented cells deposit during development which can cause the conjunctiva to looks yellowish or brownish. If the change is gradual, then it is something you have to live with. If there is an acute change in one part, then see your ophthalmologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can I make my eyes more whiter?

How can I make my eyes more whiter?

Vasoconstrictor: You can shrink conjunctival vessels with visine or equivalent over the counter drop, but should not use regularly due to rebound redness and irritation. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes particularly white?

Why are my eyes particularly white?

You're lucky: The "whites" of the eye become less white due to vascular distribution and pigment deposition. This becomes a call to the eye doctor about how to whiten these eyes. You apparently have fewer vessels, and little pigment so your eyes look very white - congratulations. ...Read more

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Why is the white of my eyes brownish?

Why is the white of my eyes brownish?

Conjunctival pigment: Pigment on the conjunctiva (the tissue that covers the white of the eye) is very common in people who are have more darkly pigmented skin. These brown spots are totally benign. If you are caucasian with a fair complexion, you should have the pigment spots evaluated by a medical eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes not white?

Why are the whites of my eyes not white?

Eye color: Yellow eyes can sometimes be a sign of liver disease, while having brown areas within the whites of the eyes can be a type of freckle. An eye exam by a physician should be done to evaluate these possibilities. ...Read more

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How can I get clear, white, bright eyes?

Depends: ...On why they are not white to begin with. If blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids), you can do lid scrubs with baby shampoo or ocusoft scrubs. If dryness is the problem, buy over the counter tear drops. "get-the-red-out" drops should be used rarely, because they can make dryness and irritation worse in the long run. ...Read more

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Is there anything that makes eyes whiter?

Is there anything that makes eyes whiter?

Visine but.....: This is not the best drop to use. Eyes are suppose to had blood vessels in them to carry the needed nutrients and oxygen that all living tissue needs. If the eyes are more red than normal you need to find out the cause by making an appointment with your eye car doctor. The usual cause for redness is dryness. ...Read more

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How can I make the whites of my eyes whiter?

How can I make the whites of my eyes whiter?

Why would you?: If you have an occasional redness you can use over the counter vasoconstrictors with or without antihistamine. But maximum use is once or twice a day. Using them more often causes a rebound vasculitis, a redness that is hard to treat. If you have chronic red eyes you should see an ophthalmologist for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is the white part of my eyes discolored?

Why is the white part of my eyes discolored?

What color is yours?: If it's pink, it could be from inflammation or infection. If it's blue, you could have a thin sclera. If it's yellow, your liver may be involved. If it's black and looks like a tiny mole, then it could be a conjunctival nevi or something else. So it could be congenital or acquired. Have your eye doctor check it out, and give you a more accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is the white of my eyes no longer white?

Why is the white of my eyes no longer white?

Many possible reason: Yellowing can occur in some individuals normally or due to liver disease. Redness or increased vascularity can be related to any issue which causes ocular surface irritation. ...Read more

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How do you clean the white part of your eyes?

How do you clean the white part of your eyes?

Saline: Can use artificial tears, saline, rewetting solution, etc. To flush something out. Can also do in the office after topical anesthetic. If foreign body sensation persists, should see an eyecare specialist. ...Read more

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Why do I see white flashes with my eyes shut?

Possible retina tear: Flashes of light that occur in the dark (or with eyes shut) can be a sign of vitreous detachment, retinal tear, or retinal detachment. The flashes are caused by traction on the retina which is interpreted by the brain as light flashes. You should have this evaluated urgently by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can make your eyes whiter?

Red eyes: To improve eye redness, the reason for the redness must be determined and treated. Go see an eye doctor. ...Read more

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How can I get the white part of my eyes clean?

How can I get the white part of my eyes clean?

Avoid red eye drops: Whites of eyes discolor usually from the blood vessels enlarging, making the eyes bloodshot. An exception is yellowing (jaundice) from liver disease. Red eyes are often caused by dryness or allergies. Lubricating or allergy drops (eg ketotifen) can be a big help. Drops that 'get the red out' are highly affective cosmetically but can be very addictive - the eyes get more red if you try to stop. ...Read more

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How can the whites of the eyes be truly white?

Complicated: The sclera really is white, but it is covered by conjunctiva which is a thin mucous membrane which has many blood vessels in it. So one will always see those blood vessels. ...Read more

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What to do if my eyes to get completely white?

What to do if my eyes to get completely white?

Follow up: Do you want your eyes completely white? This is an unnatural state for the eyes and would mean there is no more circulation. The conjunctiva should have a healthy supply of blood flow and that requires a certain amount of blood vessels, hence the red appearance. ...Read more

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Why is the white's of my eyes turning brownish?

Why is the white's of my eyes turning brownish?

Genetics/Aging: People of darker skin, asians, hispanics and especially blacks can sometime gain what we sometimes call 'racial melanosis, ' as we get older. Pinguecula, usually not described as brown, is a degeneration from sun exposure. Sometimes you can get nevus, a freckle. Rarely, one can get conjunctival melanoma. Best to let your eyemd examine you to get an accurate answer. ...Read more

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What can I do to clean my eyes and become white?

What can I do to clean my eyes and become white?

Lid scrubs ; tears: For "simple" blepharitis ; or dry eye you can start with a dilute solution of baby shampoo ; wet wash cloth. With eyes closed, gently wipe eyelash line ; lid horizontally 5-6 times on both sides then rinse with warm water. J;j "no more tears" brand works great. Also, otc high quality tears like optive refresh ; systane ultra 3-4x/day also helpful. ...Read more