Black discoloration on my sclera

  • Country:

    USA (United States of America)

  • Age:

    37

  • Gender:

    Male

  • Do you suffer from pre-existing illnesses in the eye:

    No

  • Did you perform any surgery for the eyes:

    No

  • Do you use any eye drops:

    Yes

    Dry eyes
  • Do you wear lenses or glasses:

    Yes

    Glass at times
  • Do you suffer from any diseases in the body:

    No

 

Question

 

 

 

Hi,

I have black discoloration on my sclera. What is the cause ?

Thanks

Black discoloration on my sclera

 

Answer

 

 

 

Thanks for your Question

This is called ocular melanocytosis. It is a congenital condition characterized by unilateral patchy and extensive bluish or grayish discoloration of the sclera. It is an increase risk for glaucoma and very minimum, almost 1 for 5000 is at risk for uveal melanoma. You should check with your eye doctor with regular follow up

 

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