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Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
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There is a white spot on the corner of my eye but not really on the eye itself. The spot is located above the conjuctiva and looks like a mouth sore?

There is a white spot on the corner of my eye but not really on the eye itself. The spot is located above the conjuctiva and looks like a mouth sore?

See you Dr: If you have an opthamologist - you can go directly - but some GPs can handle these things at the 1st level. These can be a fairly common thing and easily treated - have an exam. Best! ...Read more

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Film on white of eye (conjunctiva) moves when touched. Should i be worried?

Film on white of eye (conjunctiva) moves when touched. Should i be worried?

Not really . . .: The conjunctiva normally has a small amount of mobility. Too much mobility can cause minor irritation. More importantly, your eye really shouldn't be touched with anything other than your eyelids on a regular basis. Fingers are generally pretty dirty. Eyes like to stay generally clean. You' ll be better off not touching your eyes. ...Read more

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If you were to open your eyes underwater , could the water damage the surface of the eyes like the cornea , conjunctiva and the sclera?

No: While the eyes might become irritated and be somewhat red when you surface, the water if uncontaminated, will cause no surface damage. Salt water in fact would be less harmful since it matches the surface fluids of the eye more exactly. ...Read more

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Have a small swelling on the conjunctiva of the left eye. Looks like stitches. Have irritations. Doc gave me peg400 lubricant eye drop. Will it cure?

Have a small swelling on the conjunctiva of the left eye. Looks like stitches. Have irritations. Doc gave me peg400 lubricant eye drop. Will it cure?

Lubrication is good: Swelling of the conjunctiva is often caused my local irritation. Lubricating drops soothe the irritated area or, at least, keep it from getting more irritated. ...Read more

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How long does it take for eye redness to go away after excision of nevus on conjunctiva?? Been 3 months since, and my eye is still pink with veins.

How long does it take for eye redness to go away after excision of nevus on conjunctiva?? Been 3 months since, and my eye is still pink with veins.

Depends on size: Depends on size of the area excised.After this period of time,you should return to your surgeon for advice . There may be some drops that will help the injection. ...Read more

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