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What does it mean to have a dot on your eye's white part?

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Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Ophthalmology
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In brief: It varies.

A "dot" on your eye's white part (the sclera) can be from varied causes, most of them benign.
The most common is a grey dot that people accidentally stumble upon that is present in several places on the sclera. These are actually an accumulation of nerve endings that are visible on the sclera. A "dark" dot from birth is likely a nevus or benign mole. A growth could be a pinguecula or pterygium.

In brief: It varies.

A "dot" on your eye's white part (the sclera) can be from varied causes, most of them benign.
The most common is a grey dot that people accidentally stumble upon that is present in several places on the sclera. These are actually an accumulation of nerve endings that are visible on the sclera. A "dark" dot from birth is likely a nevus or benign mole. A growth could be a pinguecula or pterygium.
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Dot on white of eye

This description could be consistent with many things.
You should see an eye doctor for an evaluation.

In brief: Dot on white of eye

This description could be consistent with many things.
You should see an eye doctor for an evaluation.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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