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White Part Of My Eye Is Yellow
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
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
White of the eye: I am not sure why it turned brown. Some people have brown specks in the eye, which is pigment depositions, but without seeing it or getting more history, it is impossible to tell what's going on. Seeing optometrist or ophthalmologist might be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See ophthalmologist: This can be totally benign or a sign of inherited disease affecting other parts of the body or organ systems. This needs to be seen and evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Mucus: The usually light yellow substance that collects in the corners of the eyes is mucus. It's made by the membrane that surrounds your eye. It also has moisture and oil secretions associated with it. If your eyes are otherwise healthy feeling, then not to worry. If they are dry, scratchy, allergic etc, then your eye may make much more, or secrete purulent material that is copious and very sticky. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pingueculum: You are probably seeing your pingueculum - a normal growth of eyes as a protection against wind, dust and uv light. If the yellow is a deposit on either side of the pupil (actually the cornea) then it is a pingueculum. Some have natural deposits on the white of the eye which can look yellowish - usually in more pigmented individuals. ...Read more
My daughter white part of the eye isnt white like other people her eye is kind of pink, red vein is visible and a bit of grey. Is this cause by laptop.
Probably not: There is great variability to the "white" porion of the eyes surface . Some people have thinner sclera resulting in a grey or bluish color. Some people have prominent blood vessel that cause the sy=urface to look red-- this is normal. Other causes can be allergic or dryness. Sometimes prolonged computer use can cause the eye surface to dry out due to decreased blinking. Artificial tear supple. ...Read more
Pinguecula: Probably this is a pinguecula which is a response of the white blood cells of the eye to an allergen such as dust etc. This may or may not progress to a pterygium, a benign growth extending over the edge of the cornea which has to be surgically removed.\ management is anti allergic eye drops or steroid eye drops. ...Read more
Depends: The "whites" of some eyes have a pale yellowish color as a normal background. If your eyes have recently become yellow, than it might be an indication that there is some problem with your liver. This is called jaundice.This should be checked out as liver damage can be very serious. Start with your family doctor. ...Read more
Any yellow : Discoloration of the sclera ( the whites of your eyes) is suspicious in the first place for jaundice. A simple urine and blood examination will prove or disprove my assumption. Af course one need to see a dr. Who may discard the yellow sclera all together... Se a dr! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yellow eyes: Yellowing of the eyes can be caused by chronic sunlight exposure. This causes degenerative changes in those parts of the white of the eye which are most exposed to the sun. If the eyes are diffusely yellow, then it could be caused by jaundice and should be evaluated by your medical doctor. ...Read more
The white corner of my eye is red now has 2 dots on the outer iris just querying what could be the cause?
There's a yellowish color around the circle of my pupil on my iris. I'm Irish with blue eyes. Is that normal and on top of my cornea?
Probably normal, but: There are all sorts of variations in iris color and this may be one of those. Some people will have a white or yellowish ring around the perimeter of the cornea where it meets the white of the eye. This might appear to be an iris discoloration (the iris is in the eye), but really it is on the cornea, which is the clear dome over the iris. This might be related to increased cholesterol levels. ...Read more
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