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What Does Spots On My Babys Eyeball Mean
Prompt evaluation: A white spot on the eye is not normal and requires prompt evaluation. The sooner the better. There are many possible causes, and prompt attention is required. ...Read more
Do I need glasses if I have 20/35 vision also what does it mean to have white circle spots on your eyeballs?
Usually harmless: Most brown spots on the white of the eye are harmless, much like freckles. However any new brown spots or change in the appearance of existing brown spots should be examined by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
If im seeing spots in my vision like squiggly lines black and brown and my eye really dark does that mean vision loss? I have hydro
See eye doctor ASAP!: Squiggly lines in the vision with what sounds like a loss of vision (as you describe"dark vision") is worrisome for a hemorrhage inside the eye or a retinal detachment. While the floaters you describe are often associated with normal aging changes of the vitreous gel, sometimes complications like bleeding or a retinal detachment can follow. See your eye doctor immediately! ...Read more
What's the white spots/patches that starts around my babys eye and now spreading on her cheek and forehead?
My child has red dots all around her left eye to her temple they kinda look like blood spots. Wht could it be?
Need more info: Need more information. How long have they been there? Do they itch? If recent onset, they could be bug bites, or a reaction to something she came in contact with, called a contact dermatitis. If they have been there since birth, several types of birthmarks can have this appearance. If it persists, have a dermatologist look at it and give you a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
My child fell n hit here nose on thr ground n it seem nothing broken but when she woke up dhe said she see spots on her left eye. What too do?
I have a brown spot on my iris and a mole that has 2 white spots on the back of my eye what does this mean?
My 11 yr old daughter has five grey spots on the white of the eye. She has had one since a baby but just resendly saw 4 more on the top. Is this nor?
Eye spots: It is best if you have her eyes checked by an ophthalmologist Good luck. ...Read more
What does it mean when I see glare marks or spots in my eyes all the time? I went to the eye doctor 2wks ago and he said my eye sight was 20/20.
My baby rubs her eyes a lot...Especially when tired and has little red spots under her eye. They look like little red pimples/sores. Is it irritation?
Doctor queried Down syndrome in my baby (72 hrs old). Echo test is ok, no short hand, no groove between toes, no white spots in eye, mother age 20, ears ok?
Any age mom: Ds can occur at ang maternal age but numbers climb a lot for older moms. If doc suspects some unusual issue it is best that s/he be up front about it and do appropriate screening or specific tests to define it. Proper diagnosis can either relieve you or make sure early treatments are started. ...Read more
Pinguecula?: Actinic damage can manifest as small yellow-white "bumps", usually @ the 3:00 ; 9:00 position along the surface of the conjunctiva in the horizontal interlid area. These are benign. Tears ; uv blocking lenses are appropriate. ...Read more
Can be normal: Darker-skinned people often have areas of pigmentation on their conjunctiva (clear vascular layer over the white). This is normal. You may also have a benign area of degeneration called a pinguecula, which can be caused by sun, dust, and wind. Malignant brown spots on the white of the eye are rare and are usually found in patients much older than you, but if in doubt, get it checked out. ...Read more
There is a small brown spot in my left eyeball on the white part and it was present since birth what does it mean?
A nevus: Most of these are benign, but should be monitored for growth and / or increased pigmentation. Surgical excision would then be recommended. ...Read more
Broken vessel: A bright red spot on the white of the eye with no other symptoms is usually a subconjunctival hemorrhage otherwise known as a broken blood vessel just under the outer surface of your eye. It is not dangerous and will resolve on it's own in a few days to a week in most cases. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my eye dr told me I have a blind spot on my left eye. What does that mean?
Blind spot: This is where the Optic disc is. It is a normal finding. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have a huge vein in the corner of eye with gary spot underneath it? There is a lot of pressure on that eye.
Eye pain?: Please seek opthamologic evaluation for these symptoms. Take care. ...Read more
There is a dark grey irregular shaped spot on the white portion of my baby girl's eyeball (8 months old), what's that? Is it going to go away later?
Normal: Many people brown or gray spots on the white part of the eye called the sclera. It is pretty common. This is scleral melanocytosis. It is not harmful and treatment is usually considered cosmetic. ...Read more
Could use your help docs! My eye dr told me I have a blind spot on my left eye. What does that mean?
Blind spot: Normal eyes all have a natural blind spot that is part of the anatomy. If that is what your doctors is speaking of it is normal. If there is an area within the eye that you cannot use to see then you need to find out more on this from your physician. ...Read more
My baby girl has a red spot on Her white of her eye. I am worried as to what it could be. Also, after every letter I type on here the cursor moves.
That could be a: Broken blood vessel from delivery, depending on the age of your baby. If it seems painful, it could also be that she poked her eye with her nail, or someone else's. I would still recommend that you have her doctor examine her and he/she will be able to tell you for sure. ...Read more
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
My 5month old baby has a red spot in her left eye its been a day, it happened before and went away by its own is it a blood vessel? What causes it?
If it comes and goes it is not a blood vessel.
Could be a scratch.
It is harmless--keep the nails short. ...Read more
Usually nothing.: Echogenic material in the fetal stomach is sometimes seen in prenatal ultrasound, but is usually of no clinical significance. This may be swallowed vernix caseosa, desquamed epithelial clumps, or metabolic products of subchorionic blood after a hemorrhagic episode. In the latter case, the fetal gastric debris is still not a problem in and of itself, rather a marker of a previously existing problem. ...Read more
No: Ordinary contact lenses circulate over the cornea and do not reach the eyeball. However there are optometrists who can fit you with a custom lens (specially created) that can sometimes reach a larger circumference. These are extremely expensive and a contact lens that is very big (>18mm) may be very uncomfortable and may not cover the specific area all the time as all lenses must move. ...Read more