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What does white spot back of eye mean?

What does white spot back of eye mean?

Need more data: A white spot that is in the retina could be normal variant or something serious. Usually seen on eye exam, and not seen with the naked eye, get checked by the eye md since you may not have symptoms. ...Read more

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What does a white spot mean in your eye?

What does a white spot mean in your eye?

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

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What does the cloudy white spot on my baby’s eye mean?

What does the cloudy white spot on my baby’s eye 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

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What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

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

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There is a small brown spot in my left eyeball on the white part and it was present since birth what does it mean?

There is a  small brown spot in my left eyeball on the white part and it was present since birth what does it mean?

Nevus: Probably a nevus, a freckle. If it changes, make sure you see an ophthalmologist. But if its looked the same since birth, then I think its safe for now. ...Read more

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What does a brown spot on my white part of the eye mean?

What does a brown spot on my white part of the eye 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

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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

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What dose it mean when you have brown spots on your eyes?

What dose it mean when you have brown spots on your eyes?

Melanosis: The brown spots on the white of the eye may from a variety of reasons. In dark skin people, it may normal. In white, sun exposed people, it may be melanoma. Highly recommend seeing an ophthalmologist and having it photo-documented and followed. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have white spots behind your eyes?

What does it mean when you have white spots behind your eyes?

Unclear: I'm not sure what white spots behind the eyes means. If you are seeing white spots, there are a number of causes, which an ophthalmologist can help identify. Of concerns is retinal or vitreous detachment, which can cause intermittent white spots in your vision. ...Read more

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What does seeing white spots with your eyes closed or in the dark mean?

What does seeing white spots with your eyes closed or in the dark mean?

Floaters: Vitreous floaters can cause that and often do sparkling or shooting lights is a different story and could be more serious. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a headache in a different spot of your head everyday ? Is this bad ? Life threatening? Should i worry? Im 18 years old

What does it mean when you get a headache in a different spot of your head everyday ? Is this bad ? Life threatening? Should i worry? Im 18 years old

See doctor: chronic daily headaches should be evaluated by your primary care doctor. There are many treatment options to assist in reducing the frequency and severity of chronic daily headaches. ...Read more

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What does spots in eye mean?

What does spots in eye mean?

Need more info: Do you mean pigmented spots on the white of the eye or seeing small floaters in your vision? It is not possible to diagnose in this forum so see your eye md to get the most accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does the brown spots in your eye mean?

What does the brown spots in your eye mean?

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

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What does seeing a bald spot on my head mean?

What does seeing a bald spot on my head mean?

Only: They you still have good vision. Hair loss is common and almost inevitable in males. In females it can be due to anything from stress to hundreds of physical problems or trauma at the beauty shop or home hair treatments. If it worsens, get evaluated by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when I have black spots in my eye?

What exactly does it mean when I have black spots in my eye?

Floaters: If the black spots move when you move your eye, they are most likely vitreous floaters and are not serious. However, if you also are experiencing brief flashes of light, you should see an ophthalmologist for a dilated eye exam. ...Read more

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What does ocular melanosis mean? My baby has dark spots on whites of eyes. Could it be a disease? His vision is 100% and his health is generally good

Descriptive label: The label is a descriptive one meaning the eye surface contains recognized areas of melanin pigment with an unusual pattern. It is usually a benign condition and varies in frequency within several ethnic groups. About 1/20 have a risk over their lifetime of a transformation into a dangerous form of cancer. Regular checkups with an eye doc can recognize the need for treatment if it is ever needed. ...Read more