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Hi I have a sort of raised spot in the white of my eye..eyes

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Hi I have a sort of raised spot in the white of my eye on both eyes do you know what it could be
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.
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Raised areas on the whites of the eyes are often due to pinguecula. These lesions are composed of scar tissue in response to UV sun rays and dry eyes. This condition is not serious, but can be cosmetically unappealing. If you are bothered by it, surgery is available to remove it.