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I dont know if I need an eye doctor or dermatologist I have

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I don't know if I need an eye doctor or dermatologist I have 2 black dots on my lower eyelid should I be worried?
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 4 years ago.
Hello,

Where is it on the lower eyelid? How close to the eyelashes?
When did they first appear?
Is it enlarging and changing color?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
The black dots are on the outside of my eye lid kind of in the fold at first I thought maybe they were black heads you really can't see them unless you pull down the skin by my eyelid
Expert:  Dr. James replied 4 years ago.
In that location, either an ophthalmologist or dermatologist should be fine to evaluate the black dots. The concern is a lesion close to the eyelid margin and may need excision, then an ophthalmologist would be the better choice. In your case, either would be fine.

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