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1yo toddler has light pink in sclera?

Hi!  My 15mo old son has a light pink sclera in his left eye.  Otherwise, eye is intact with NO swolleness, etc. Noticed about 2-3 days ago.  He doesn't seem affected by the eye at all ... pain on right teeth molars from teething but no direct pain seemingly to eye.  Very active toddler ... no problems noted with walking, etc.  I would rather not pay to bring him into opthamologist, but will if warranted.  We have just moved to MI and are in-between jobs (so no health care insurance currently, can't afford cobra rates).  Any ideas on what this could be?  
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You need to take him to an pediatric ophthalmologist.   This could be serious.

Dr. O.
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Thank you for your response.  We will look for one in our area.

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