Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
Was you sister examined by an ophthalmologist or a ophthalmology sub-specialist? What sort of eye or vision problems is your sister having? Do you know the name of the scan she had?
The iris and the retina are two very different parts of the eye. Do you mean that these spots are on the edge of her iris, in the dark circle in the middle (the pupil) or that they are in the far periphery of the retina (in the back of the eye)? I'm only asking because it not clear from what you have posted.
Also, does your sister have any medical problems or take any medicines?
I see that you are currently offline. We can switch to the Q&A system and continue to work on your question there. An email will be sent to each of us anytime something is posted to this thread. See you there :o)
I have to call her up and get the details. Let me know if you want the scan picture to be sent to you, and if yes, how do I sent it.
Unfortunately my whole answer got lost before I could send it to you. 1. She was examined by an optholmologist (15 years experience) at Atlanta and a scan take. I have a PDF copy of the scan. Let me know how can I send it to you as this site does not allow attachment of the PDF file. (At her routine eye exam the optometrolist informed her about the spots and advised her to see the specialist). 2. She says that she was having these black spots for the last 5 years, but she did not bother as they were not causing any vision issues, so she did not see an optholmologist earlier. 3. The spots are on one side of the retina- next to the iris - butr nearer and not far of retina . 3. She is taking "Nexium" for the last 5 years and is also taking "Prevacid" for last few months for her acidity.
Well. I am sorry. I will try to get the scan from my sister saved on a JPEG file if possible. Then you may be able to see it and advise us. Let us give3 it a last try. I still hope to get your opinion. If not then the course is only to to go to another optholologist.
I shall accept the answer and leave a feedback when some helpful answer is received to my question. Thanks for your patience.
will be the link. Dr. Rick, I trust this should help. Please let me know what do you think.
The google site and most of the information available onj internet does not give an "ap" view of the eye; but only the lateral, so it is not of much help. The picture is in an "ap" view. Thanks.
Sorry I didn't understand. I already posted the thread above.
Do you need something else from me,
Dr Rick. These are not streak, and they are not red. These are black spots and the Optholmologist says that these could be on account of polyps and recommended colonoscopy.
Anyway thanks for your help.