Black Spot In Eye

A black spot in the eye may affect the vision of an individual. It appears as a line waving through the eye. It is also known as an eye floater.

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I am struggling to work on my laptop due to black spots appearing in my eyes. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had lazy eyes for years, so I wear glasses and await my number to be stable enough for surgery. So overall, I was on my laptop for huge hours. It has been twice that I saw black spots not that major that are shown on the internet, but like when you see something so bright, your vi...  Read Full »

Dr. Prashant Koranmath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Overusing computers and smartphones causes dry eyes due to decreased blink rate. Take frequent breaks. Look at far objects as eyes are strained looking at close objects for a long time. Keep brightness to a minimum. Use Flogel HA Eye Drops (Sodium Hyaluronate 0.1 %) 3 t...  Read Full »

Can you see any problem in my EEG report?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an EEG done and the results were abnormal. I have attached the reports. What do the results mean? Can I be treated? If yes, then how? I take Aripiprazole, Fluoxetine, and Oxybutynin. I am diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and urinary incontinence. When I was a child (2 or 3 years ...  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to know some details about your symptoms: What exactly happens in the episode of partial loss of consciousness. Is it the feeling of surroundings rotating around you? Is it the feeling of you rotating yourself? Is it the feeling of impending doom with ...  Read Full »

What are the chances of spot in retina to grow in future?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. Recently I went through dilated retinal examination. In my left eye, there is a spot on retina since birth. I do not have any problem with the vision at present. I am myopic since 12 years old. I have attached my current myopic number. My doctor told me at pr...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The spot that you have mentioned is called a lattice which is basically an area of weakening in the retina. If you have no history of any retinal disease in other eye or in any family members then doctors usually observe your symptoms. They occur when this lattice conve...  Read Full »

I have had a mole in my eye for a long time, which is fixed and does not grow. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor,I do not have any special symptoms. I have had a mole for a long time, and it does not grow. It is not fixed; it can be moved. What is it? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I have had a look at the photos you have sent (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and I do not think you have anything to worry about. Since you do not have a history of it being there since childhood, we can likely classi...  Read Full »

After getting hit in the eye, I noticed a dark spot. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor, I was recently hit directly in my eye, and I suddenly started to notice a dark spot during the daytime. It disappeared after about four hours and is now only noticeable in low light conditions such as moonlight. Should I be worried, or will it go away with time?  Read Full »

Dr. Gargi Madhukar Apte

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptom can be floaters. Blunt trauma to the eye can cause these kinds of symptoms. To be on the safer side, you should visit an ophthalmologist so that retina and vision checkups can be done thoroughly. Also, do cold compression to your eye. That will cause littl...  Read Full »

What to do for the tiny spot present inside my eyelid?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male of 65 years old and have a weight of 83 kilograms. Before ten months back, I started to have a tiny spot inside the eyelid and I tried using antibiotic drops. It does not help me and the doctor gave me Fusidic acid drops. It does not help me and I consulted another doctor. He...  Read Full »

Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please upload a picture. Your description is not clear about the spots. The medications you are taking can be used for meibomian gland disease or for allergic conjunctivitis. Please upload a picture so that I can help you further.   Read Full »

What could cause a dark spot on the iris of the eye?

Query: Hello doctor, I have realized that a dark spot appeared on the iris of my eye. I wanted to get a first opinion on an HD photo. Would that be possible? My partner informed me that she saw something similar in my eye in the past.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have a dark spot in the iris of your eye. According to the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that is provided here, you may suffer from dark spots on the iris d...  Read Full »

I developed black spots on the white part of my eyes after glue went in. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, When I was opening a powerful glue bottle, two small drops of glue went into my left eye. After two months, I observed black spots on the whitish part of my eye. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Asif Manzoor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to An adhesive glue is a non-toxic one. It can cause stinging, irritation, foreign body sensation and mild redness, if it is not removed from the eye. But, these are just for a few hours or a couple of days. The most important thing to do is urgently wash your eyes with wate...  Read Full »

Is black spot on the white portion of eye a concerning issue?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 63 years old. Her weight is 60 kg and her height is 5'2''. For the last two-three days, she was getting an eye burn. Yesterday, she felt like a sand particle inside her left eye. Also, dropping of the eyelid. So today we started putting some over the counter eye drop. While p...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Answer: Hi Welcome to I have seen the picture. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This appears to be a mole. By seeing her eyelids it appears a bit swollen so can be a mild infection. Start Moxifloxacin eye drop six times a day for seven days, Refresh tears eye drop six tim...  Read Full »

I am having twitching of eyelids and black dots float around my eye. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 16 years old, and I am very worried about the health of my eyes. I have been having two problems with my eyes recently. One of my ongoing problems is twitch with my eyelids. I cannot keep my eye open for too long without this happening. It bothers me and distracts me a lot at sch...  Read Full »

Dr. Satish Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Twitching eyes are due mostly to dry eyes in your age because of exposure to the computer monitor and prolonged use of mobile phone, which can be taken care of by the use of artificial tears (lubricating eye drops). The important issue is your left eye redness and bl...  Read Full »

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