... Eye freckles are usually harmless, although they should be watched for signs of growth or change. In most cases, however, there is no need for anxiety over having them. ... (2 replies)
... This is quite common and is not usually a problem. The normal advice is to ask your eye doctor to look at it every year or so, just as you would with freckles on the surface of the skin. ... (1 replies)
... The way it was explained to me was that they need to just check it every now and then, like you would freckles on your skin, to make sure there's not been any change in it. ... (1 replies)
... no cancer. I have some elevated eye pressures so they are watching that. ... (2 replies)
... or for Optometrists and have never heard of this. Would appreciate any info from anyone who has been told this as well. I do know this is rare. I've enjoyed the freckles on my face, but am not happy about this one in my eye. ... (2 replies)
... three years to be seen by my doctor, knowing full well the freckle was there. I guess I've been so scared to death of having surgery on the catarac in my other eye that I just lied to myself and didn't go to the doctor. So now if something is seriously wrong, I can blame myself. ... (20 replies)
... Based on your clear description, the eye doctor discovered a pigmented spot in the back of your eye. ... (20 replies)
... Iam pleased you're not as upset now. i think i'll take your advice and write down questions and take with me. i used to work with them at the eye hospital so I am sure they'll see me to put my mind at rest. ... (20 replies)
... yeah, i might asked if i can be seen in 6 months. i wasnt seen by an ophthalmologist but seen at the optometry dept at the local eye hospital as i work for the health service. ... (20 replies)
... Today I had both eyes dilated and they found I have freckles on each retina. ... (20 replies)
... My tumor is mottled in appearance, and when I saw a picture, it reminded me of pictures of cancerous moles. I would assume that if my nevus had grown and was just evenly brown and didn't have any depth to it, it would not be a problem (just like a freckle on your skin that grows but stays an even color).
About 6-8 people in one million are diagnosed with choroidal... (20 replies)
... Oh, crap...... now I wish I had not checked back.... so far I had not heard from anyone that there freckle had actually turned. Now...there goes the mind again. I went back to my doc last week and she had done a fairly good job of calming me.... I had a list of questions all prepared and we went over them all. She said that she estimates that one in five of her patients... (20 replies)
... these pigment cells may clump together forming a freckle. This tends to occur more commonly as people get older and is similar to aging spots on the skin. These freckles of pigment in the choroid are known as choroidal nevi. ... (20 replies)
... One in both eyes..... I am new here and worried.. I am a 53 year old female who had no eye problems until my mid forties..... then came dry eye... which I am attempting to deal with..... that and reading glasses.... now this... ... (20 replies)
... Think of a nevus as being similar to freckles or a mole.A choroidal nevus is often not a problem but your doctor will always monitor them for changes. ... (1 replies)
... Ive been getting migraines for several years now, they'll either start with large blind spots, or splitting head and eye pain, shortly followed by the other. ... (3 replies)
... d try to go to sleep but even when I close the eyes still have the prism effects. Also tremedous headaches and nausea and extreme fatigue. I also have what the eye dr.s say is freckles on the eye and when the headaches start the freckles tend to get darker almost black. I have tried the medical dr. ... (1 replies)
... thanks for your reply. I didn't know they are really common. I do know that years ago they were thought to be melanoma and that is why the eye was removed, and in most cases found to be benign. ... (7 replies)
... Sleetweedledee, I was so glad to see you in the EYE/VISION board! Have you had much dealings with optic nerve edema, papilloedema, retinal vein occlusions, vasculitis (eye), optic neuritis conditions?
I'm working on recovery from these.
Your Pal, CASunflower :wave: (7 replies)
... optometry office for a while and I usually always had to take these poloroids of the back of the eye that is a hard thing to do by the way but I did all the full work ups and it was very common for people to have these freckles on the back of the eye. ... (7 replies)