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My sons eye has a white raised ring on the white part of his

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My son's eye has a white raised ring on the white part of his eye.
How old is he? Where exactly is it? how long has it been there? is there any redness? does the other eye have anything like this?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
he is 25, on his right eye,to the left of his pupil,it has been there a week,redness around the white part,no

does it look like this at all

graphic

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
It does look similar to that, but is a little more red around the white bump.
That is called a pingueculum, it is basically a growth due to sun exposure. if it is red around it, it is probably a bit inflamed. At this point, it is safe to use something like Refresh Celluvisc several times a day to help reduce the redness but if it persists past the weekend, I would have his eyes examined to make sure we are not dealing with something different, Regards
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

He has been out in the sun a good bit. Is Refresh Celluvisc something that you can buy over the counter?

Most pharmacies and drug stores (inc walmart) have the Celluvisc and it is very soothing.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Thank you very much!

You are welcome