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Help me please! there are small white dot near cornea of eye!?

Help me please! there are small white dot near cornea of eye!?

Pinguecula: These are probably a normal structure termed pinguecula which is a deposit of elastic and connective tissue the eye manufactures to protect itself. ...Read more

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What could this small white dot near cornea of my eye be?

What could this small white dot near cornea of my eye be?

Pingueculum: It's probably a pingueculum, particularly if it is painless. These usually occur in the inner and/or outer white part of the eye. May be yellowish and occasionally can become inflamed. Other possibilities could include a cyst, scar, foreign body, calcium, limbal dermoid, tumor and others. If concerned see an eye md. ...Read more

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There is a white dot on the brown part of my eye. Could it be a scratched cornea?

There is a white dot on the brown part of my eye. Could it be a scratched cornea?

Need to be seen!: A white dot one the cornea overlying the iris typically is an ulcer. You need to be seen urgently. And have it looked at and treated by an ophthalmologist. A delayed treatment can lead to scarring and other devastating consequences. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean to have a dot on your eye?

What exactly does it mean to have a dot on your eye?

Eval: I am sorry, but the description is to vague to venture even a guess. Why not have it evaluated by your physician or your opthamologist. ...Read more

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I have woken up with a black dot on my eye?

Black eye dot: If you have a new pigmented lesion on your eye, you should be evaluated by an eye doctor. ...Read more

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Help, I have black dot on white part of eye?

Help, I have black dot on white part of eye?

Checkup: Is this spot new? Suddenly developed? Result of injury? Is it a lesion that has changed in its appearance over time? Pain? Change I'm vision? An exam is obviously important to diagnose and to establish a treatment plan. See an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a black dot in my eye. Is this serious?

I have a black dot in my eye. Is this serious?

Floaters: Floaters are thickenings in the vitreous jelly inside the eye. They are common with age, myopia, inflammation, trauma, and other issues. They are benign and do not damage your vision. Rarely, they can cause retinal tears which may require laser treatment. Otherwise, no treatment is needed. In very rare cases, the floaters can become dense enough to block vision and may need surgical removal. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what this red dot is in my eye?

Could you tell me what this red dot is in my eye?

Hemorrhage: Most red spots on the white of the eye represent subconjunctival hemorrhages which usually are of no pathological significance . They frequently are secondary to damaging superficial conjunctival vessels from eye rubbing, coughing or sneezing. If there is any pain, blurred vision or foreign body sensation it should be evaluated by a physician , otherwise it should resolve without treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause a red dot in the white of my eye?

Usually benign: This is usually from a ruptured blood vessel and is nothing to worry about . If it recurrs then seek care as it may be sign of a bleeding problem. Also if it persists longer than 2 weeks it may be a lesion that may require biopsy. As always when in doubt see an eye md. ...Read more

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What to do if I have black dot on white part of eye?

What to do if I have black dot on white part of eye?

Nevi: Sometimes a vein in the sclera shows up as a black spot. A nevus or a pigmented mole the conjunctiva can appear as a black spot. Similarly a Foreign body could give the same appearance. Call your Ophthalmologist and get an exam. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a dot of blood in your eye?

What does it mean to have a dot of blood in your eye?

Usually nothing: Might be a prominent vessel or a burst vessel on the white part of the eye. If inside the eye (over iris or something), then can be more serious. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a red dot on my eye to go away?

How long does it take for a red dot on my eye to go away?

About 2 weeks: Subconjunctival hemorrhage (a small bleed on the surface of the eye) goes away in about 2 weeks. If the red dot is a blood vessel loop or being caused by something else, it may not go away at all. If the red dot is inside your eye, you should have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Shirt sighted. Found a red dot in one eye. What could it be?

Shirt sighted. Found a red dot in one eye. What could it be?

Short sighted?: Red spot can be a blood vessel or a change in the conjunctiva called a pinguecula. Either way if it does not bother you , don't worry, but it is a good idea to see you eye doctor to get glasses for your shortsightedness! ...Read more

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What can I do about a black tear dot in the inside of my left eye?

What can I do about a black tear dot in the inside of my left eye?

Floater?: By inside, do you mean actually inside your eye and this is a floating opacity? Any change in your vision should be evaluated. Or if there is a black dot you see in the mirror which is also new, it also should be evaluated. ...Read more

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My daughter says she see a back dot in front of her eye what is that?

My daughter says she see a back dot in front of her eye what is that?

Floater vs. macula : If the black dot moves with head movement, the dot is probably a floater. In a small child, this might be congenital. A dilated retinal exam can confirm this. If it does not move, it suggests a macular lesion in the retina. Again, the examination of the retina will determine this. Solar retinopathy, from sun-gazing, is also possible. ...Read more

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There is a tiny red dot on my eye. It's not bothering me but it's been there for 2 days already. Should i worry?

There is a tiny red dot on my eye. It's not bothering me but it's been there for 2 days already. Should i worry?

No: In the absence of no other symptoms, i would give it a week or two and see if it goes away. If other symptoms develop, or if you wear contact lenses, i would be seen soon. ...Read more

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Hi, I woke this morning with a red dot on my eye which has got bigger from night before, do you know what it could be??

Hi, I woke this morning with a red dot on my eye which has got bigger from night before, do you know what it could be??

Hemorrhage: This is almost certainly a tiny hemorrhage from a conjunctival vessel. This gets into the space between the conjunctiva and the underlying sclera. Unless you are anti-coagulated, by the time you notice it the bleeding has stopped. But the small blood spot will spread widely over the next several days until your eye absorbs it. If the vision is fine and there is no pain, don't worry. ...Read more

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My child has a red dot on her tunsals and now it seems like there is an oder coming from her eye ! what could this be ?!?

My child has a red dot on her tunsals and now it seems like there is an oder coming from her eye ! what could this be ?!?

Red spots: Can mean many things including strep throat, oder from the eyes is very strange and would wonder that it is from other source. See you primary care doctor. ...Read more