I recently noticed that I have a white spot (my wife says it's slightly raised, so I guess it's now a bump) which is resting on the white part of my eye, residing next to the brown colour of my eye (what's the outer circle of the pupil called?)
Throughout the week I've had an exceptionally redness around this same part of my eye, but just noticed the bump today.
Anyone have any idea what this is? I've looked around on the internet, and after reading a certain forward someone said it was 'Phenyctenulum', but searching this doesn't bring up many results.
Good question Jon,
I'm having diff. tracking down the answer.
I just noticed those small white satellite spots that look like moons at my Limbus are (reflective) and are more pronounced than I ever noticed before (now I'm middle-aged and less optic).
I think everyone has them, but can't quite nail down the terminology. The eyes have so much nomenclature, and seem complex to me, but most eye doctors are all over & around them!?
LOL, wondering why I can't get a simple answer to a common thing?
It must be the internet because I know most eye-docs are good?
also i found a great description and diagram of the eye,
however no pointer or definition of the white spot to the immediate left of the pupil?
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