I recently notices a white bump located next to the color of my left eye (iris). It is blood-shot around the spot and that eye has become extremely sensitive to light. I normally wear contacts but after noticing this eye irritation I stopped and am now wearing my glasses. Does anyone know what the name of this infection is? Is it going to go away on its own, like the majority of other eye infections, or will it require surgery? Please let me know.
I have a similar problem. Recently my lenses have started to get very dry and irritating much quicker than normal, and yesterday I had to wear them for a solid 12 hours. This morning I had a bit of discomfort and looked in the mirror. My right eye is very bloodshot, and I have just noticed that there is a small bump (presumably a pingueculum).
I get the impression that this won't heal itself from other threads; is that correct?
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