... I have had brown freckles in both eyes all my life and never thought they could cause a problem. However a routine eye test last October found a change in one of them. ... (0 replies)
... the doctor, after examining it, said it may be an "eye freckle," but I never had one earlier, and appeared only after the vit sx. I did not know that such freckles can exist in the eye, but had recently read about it in another thread. Kind of scary after I read more about it. ... (19 replies)
... But my mom had hazel eyes and my dad has green along with my sister. I didn't think color changes at age 19? ... (0 replies)
... er start with large blind spots, or splitting head and eye pain, shortly followed by the other. I'll take some Ibuprofen, grab a nap, and will wake up with tired eyes and no pain, and after a full nights sleep, every thing is back to normal. ... (3 replies)
... I have had migraines since teenage years as of the last 10 years my eyes have been acting up worse and worse. ... (1 replies)
... Many people have freckles in and on their eyes but they do not necessarily become cancerous. ... (2 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)
... with these... the same as sun freckles on the skin.... ... (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)
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. things have really changed (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)
... 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)