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usually it is caused by some small, usually unnoticed, trauma to the skin (conjunctiva) on the eyeball.
Sometimes they will go away on their own. If they don't it is a simple thing for your ophthalmologist to "pop" them in the office using the slit lamp. Many times this takes care of it however, on occasion, they can recur. If they do then simple excision can be done if needed.
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Yes, I was worried that I may have had a foreign object several days prior to the bleed and discovery of the cyst.
Normally it is nothing to worry about.
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