What causes a cyst on the eyeball? How do you remove it? Is there a possibility of malignancy?
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Hello,There are various reasons which could appear as cyst on the eye. Some of the common ones are-
My concern is a clear round growth on the eyeball itself. It is on the white of the eye touching the iris of the eye. I am told it is a cyst, but none of my questions were answered by the Dr. I saw because he was in too big of a hurry! This growth is not on my eyelid. I would just like to know what may have caused this and if there is a chance of malignancy. This is my best eye for sight because my other eye has a small hole in the macular.
The white of the eye would be sclera. There are a number of conditions which can cause a clear round growth in this region. The chances are more likely that this is benign or harmless because the malignant or cancerous ones show pigmentation or discoloration (redness of the eye).The benign lesions which can cause this kind of growth are-
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