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Benign Nevus

A benign nevus of the eyes is a small, pigmented growth in the eye. It is also called an eye freckle. It can develop in the front of the eye, under the retina, or around the iris. Conjunctival nevus is a type of benign nevus that forms on the conjunctiva. No treatment is necessary since it does not affect vision or cause problems. Treatment is only required if the doctor suspects the condition to be eye melanoma.

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I have facial white spots without the use of cosmetics. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a housewife with white spots on my face, which have gradually extended to my neck. I have had this problem for the last month. I have these symptoms for the first time and do not use soap, cream, or cosmetics. I do not have dandruff. I do not feel any pain, itching, or any discomf...  Read Full »

Dr. Chibitam Hope Obia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read the query, and I can understand your concern. I am very sorry about your medical condition. I am here to take care of you. Regarding your symptoms, it indicates the development of a benign nevus. Please watch out for any change in color, size, and shape....  Read Full »

I had a benign nevus removed from my eye, and I have an inflamed red scar since then. What do I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my right eye operated on. I had a benign nevus removed from the white part of the eye, and it has been two months. There is still a red scar that is constantly inflamed and irritated. My question is, will this persist forever, or is it going to fade in the upcoming months? Would ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. Generally, everything settles within six weeks of surgery. Do you have any other issues like thyroid or diabetes? And what medications are you on at present? The lesion should have healed by now. Can you share a p...  Read Full »

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