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White Spot In Eye
Eye has been red for two days, today i noticed a white spot. My eye doctor is closed tomorrow , if this is an ulcer will i be okay until Thursday?
Could be an ulcer: It sounds like you have had this experience before. Ulcers occur on the cornea, especially in relationship to contact lens overwear. Take the lens out and keep the eye clean. If you have left over antibiotics from your previous experience, it is best to start them. If the condition gets at all worse, then see another eye doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
I have had a white spot under my eye for a few years now. It seems to be getting bigger over time. Who should I see?
Pinguecula: Not a serious thing, can become red and inflamed. Caused by uv light and exposure the the elements. ...Read more
See eye doctor: To answer your question is going to require an eye doctor to see the "white spot". Most infections are red and painful rather than white. Allergy will typically affect both eyes rather than just one and itching is a common symptom of an allergy. Important details to share with your doctor are: how long the white spot has been there, associated symptoms, vision changes, painful or not, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a white spot on my eye, with local redness it is very painful. I called teladoc and got antibacterial eyedrops but they aren't working?
Need to be seen: You should be seen by an ophthalmologist as soon as possible. There are many conditions that could cause a painful, red eye with a white spot. These types of things are not effectively diagnosed over the phone and in most cases require an eye doctor to examine you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I currently have a corneal ulcer. I would like to know how long will it take to heal? And when will the white spot on my eye disappear?
Patience: Use your antibiotics faithfully, DON'T patch your eye closed, follow up with your Ophthalmologist as scheduled, or sooner if your symptoms worsen. Sometimes an ulcer can leave a permanent scar. It depends on the severity of the ulcer, and the type of organism that caused it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a had a cataract surgery and insertion of lens 5 yrs ago. Now I see pics with flash on, there's a white spot in the eye. Shld I worry?
No: You are likely seeing a light reflection from the anterior aspect of the intraocular lens implant. How's your vision? Glare symptoms from normally expected opacification of the posterior capsule that supports the intraocular lens may also increase the rather whitish reflex too. For reassurance talk to your ophthalmologist. A checkup is usually a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I thought i busted eye vessel, & now theres a large white spot on my eye on the far side of my scelara &my eye is red and very sore, seem to b pussing?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
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