Went to opthamologist today, all fine but she did find something unusual. That when she dilated the pupil (and used 2 sorts of drops) she could see dots/opacity that appeared TURQUOISE in colour, at the perimeter of my lenses in both eyes. She didn't know name for it but said it was something like a "christmas tree cataract" but not that...These opacities didn't appear in the center of the eye and have no effect on my sight. I have no problems seeing. But she doesn't know what this is. She asked about any drugs I may have been on for childhood diseases... The only drug I have taken iin years past that might do something to eyesight is Paludrine, an antimalarial, which I was on briefly (less than 2 weeks) as a young adult (I'm 48 now).
This is the 2nd opthamologist in 5 years who has said this to me, or at least mentioned it. One fellow said it was "beautiful" and shows up as a striking turquoise colour, and nothing to worry about. That's nice, but has anyone any idea what this is?????
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