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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Yellow Eyes (Overview)

Yellow eyes may be noticed in people with jaundice, which is an increased level of bilirubin in the blood.


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What causes yellow eyes?

What causes yellow eyes?

Yellow eyes: Jaundice resulting from liver disease can cause this. Far more common though is superficial pigmentation of the ocular tissues that appears yellow. This is very common in darker skinned individuals. This is usually benign and not treated. However, an evaluation by an eyemd is necessary. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
83 doctors shared insights

Yellow Eyes (Overview)

Yellow eyes may be noticed in people with jaundice, which is an increased level of bilirubin in the blood.


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What does it mean if you have yellow eyes?

What does it mean if you have yellow eyes?

Not good: This is a sign of elevated bilirubin in the blood which is usually caused by any number of liver diseases. You should get this checked out asap. Yellow eyes is called icterus which is analagous to yellow skin (jaundice). ...Read more

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Treating Crossed Eyes (Checklist)

See a strabismus eye doctor specialist ASAP
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Wear glasses as recommended
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Follow patching regimen if prescribed
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How can I treat my red and yellow eyes?

How can I treat my red and yellow eyes?

See ophthalmologist: Before treatment can be started, a reason for your condition must be determined. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes of yellow eyes?

Jaundice: This is the buildup of bile pigments which is the result of liver or gall bladder disease. Incomplete excretion of these pigments stains the sclera yellow. With resolution of the problem, the white of the eye will return to normal. Good idea to see your gastroenterologist or primary care doctor soon! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for yellow eyes and skin ?

What is the best treatment for yellow eyes and skin ?

Jaundice?: Can't tell the treatment without you getting evalauted by a doctor. Because the jaundice could be drug induced, from infections, inflammations involving liver, malignancies etc, pl .See your pcp. Get examined physically also, will need more history and basic lab. Work ...Read more

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No jaundice but yellow eyes. Any cure please? I am 21 and yellow eyes are embrassing.

No jaundice but yellow eyes. Any cure please? I am 21 and yellow eyes are embrassing.

Go to the Doctor: You need to find out why your eyes are yellow. There are several very significant possibilities. The doctor must do some testing. ...Read more

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Is there a natural therapy to get rid of yellow eyes in a baby?

Is there a natural therapy to get rid of yellow eyes in a baby?

No: If a baby naturally has a yellowish tint to the whites of their eyes, there is really no natural treatment. However, if it is a newborn with jaundice, the yellow will lessen when the jaundice goes away. If it is an older infant who is feeding baby food and receiving a lot of carrots or other orange/yellow vegetables in the diet, reducing these can reduce the degree of yellow tint to the eyes. ...Read more

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That drug that will make a yellow eyes white?

That drug that will make a yellow eyes white?

None: There is no drug that will whiten yellow eyes. You must first find out why they are yellow and then treat the underlying problem. ...Read more

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Will a babies yellow eyes ever get better or is there a medication I can buy to fix it?

Find out why 1st: Many babies will have a transient yellowing in the white of their eyes the first week after birth as their body learns to metabolize bilirubin. If this is what you are seeing & it is worsening, the baby needs to be evaluated. If your baby is older & the yellow is new, the baby needs to be seen to see what the problem is. ...Read more

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