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What does a brown spot on my white part of the eye mean?

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Dr. Richard Hector
Ophthalmology

In brief: A nevus

most of these are benign, but should be monitored for growth and / or increased pigmentation.
surgical excision would then be recommended.

In brief: A nevus

most of these are benign, but should be monitored for growth and / or increased pigmentation.
surgical excision would then be recommended.
Dr. Richard Hector
Dr. Richard Hector
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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery

In brief: Get it checked

It could be a nevus (benign freckle), a hyperpigmentation related to one's race, a tumor (melanoma).
You must see an eye doctor.

In brief: Get it checked

It could be a nevus (benign freckle), a hyperpigmentation related to one's race, a tumor (melanoma).
You must see an eye doctor.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Brown eyespots

Most spots on the whites of the eyes are due to pigmentary cells from embryonic development which produce such spots.
These are common, have a much higher incidence in darker pigmented races, and are mostly benign. Rarely a spot might be a melanoma - watch for growth, discomfort and redness as clues to this.

In brief: Brown eyespots

Most spots on the whites of the eyes are due to pigmentary cells from embryonic development which produce such spots.
These are common, have a much higher incidence in darker pigmented races, and are mostly benign. Rarely a spot might be a melanoma - watch for growth, discomfort and redness as clues to this.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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