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I have this brown sack on the white part of my eye. It has

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I have this brown sack on the white part of my eye. It has been there since I was a kid and im now 30. Now though it seems to have gotten bigger . When I was a kid the eye doctor told me it wasnt anything that could hurt me. I actually want it removed now so can someone tell me what it may be and how it would possibly be removed. I do have a fairly good photo of it.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.

Doctor DanB :

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Doctor DanB :

These kids of lesions are usually quite amenable to excision with surgery and by so doing, can be sent to a pathologist to examine it and know what type of tissue you're dealing with (benign, malignant, etc...). If you're having difficulty with your current ophthalmologist wanting to do this, then I would recommend getting a second opinion. Does that make sense?

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.
I just attached a photo so you can see what im talking about
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.

I'm sorry, I didn't get that attachment. Can you try it again?

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Well now it shows a error whenever I try to attach a image so it might be blocked because I am on my jobs network. I will send it when I get home in a hour
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.
Sounds good. I'll wait for its arrival.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
graphic
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.
I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I'm still not seeing it. There's an image there with a link to click on it, but nothing comes up when I click it. Can you try again with a different format?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
graphic
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.
Yes, this could be a questionable conjunctival lesion with possible malignant potential. I would recommend seeing an ophthalmogist to see about having this surgically excised. Does that make sense?
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Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.
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My opinion is solely informative and does not constitute a formal medical opinion or recommendation. For a formal medical opinion and/or recommendation you must see an eye doctor.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
What would usually be involved in removing it. Are we talking blades or lasers or possible loss of vision?
Expert:  Dr. Dan B. replied 4 years ago.
Blades. Very low chance of vision loss. Fairly straightforward procedure.