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my baby is 6 months now. after birth there was a white spot on his pupil eyes, what could be the cause
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replied March 31st, 2009
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Is the spot still there?

White spots on pupils are always a sign of conditions that are not to be taken lightly...anything from eye cancer to severe farsightedness. Please take her to a pediatric optometrist for evaluation.
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replied April 1st, 2009
Still of the spots
The spots is still there, but doctor said it will go off, that is nothing to fear about.

but i wish to know that cause so as to avoid reoccurance.
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replied April 2nd, 2009
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It's never a bad thing to get a second opinion. There is too great a risk here of a bigger problem. Many doctors tend to either not notice eye problems or blow them off because that is not their area of expertise. I think it is important for you to know what it is and what is causing it because it is definitely not normal.
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replied June 1st, 2009
i have a white dot on my little boy's pupil has well and i have seen the family doctor who said there was no problem. i am still worried because i have been reading different things that it could be bad
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replied January 19th, 2010
My daughter was also born with a raised white spot on the edge of her iris. My doctor also said it was nothing to worry about and it would go away on its own and I keep asking and keep getting the same response. She is now 18 months and I have booked an appointment with a different doctor to find out the answer to this. I'm not going to sit back and wait to find out I waited too long and it's bad and nothing can be done about it. I hope this gets resolved
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replied October 15th, 2011
Iris white spot
May i ask How is your daughter now?my new born baby boy also has white spot on his iris. My doctor and specialist said nothing to worry. My I read so much bad things when search online. I am looking for different doctor to check out. He is four months now.
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replied January 19th, 2010
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ANY white spots on the iris or pupil in general need to be checked out. There are many diseases of the entire body that present with eye issues or eye abnormalities as one of the symptoms. Goldenhar Syndrome is one of them, as is retinoblastoma, a type of cancer. You should always ask for a second opinion and seek the advice of a pediatric opthamologist.

Goldenhar Syndrome discolorations look like this:
http://dermatlas.med.jhmi.edu/derm/IndexDi splay.cfm?ImageID=476091055

*I would like to point out that Goldenhar Syndrome is a rare syndrome and that your child most likely does not have it, especially if s/he does not present with the other symptoms, however, it, as well as many other conditions is a prevalant reason why you should get your child's eyes checked if there seems to be a problem.
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replied February 18th, 2010
@GraciesMom : have u asked your doc yet ?
My daughter also have a white spot ont eh edge of her iris.
I already asked her pedi. She also said it is OK. But I am so worried about it. I've searched in internet.. some said it is choroidal nevus/ eye freckle.
anybody knows about it ?
Thanks
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replied March 9th, 2010
White dot on the pupil of infant eye
Hi,

I found a white dot at the edge of my daughter's pupil. she's 3 months old. Did any of you find out what caused it or is it serious. I have a pediatric ophthalmologist appmnt after a month. The wait is excruciating.
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replied March 18th, 2010
bump in baby's eye.
my 2 week old has o small white spot/ bubble on the edge of her iris. the only thing i found on net was it could be a fatty/protein deposit. or viral wart. or benign tumar- but not usually found in babies. i wonder if she got nicked at hospital as they were administering eye drops?
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replied May 1st, 2010
overgrown sclera????
My little one was born with what seems to be the sclera having overgrown into the iris. The size has not changed and it is not raised from the eye. He has been followed by an opthmalogist and she has just said it was a random thing in utero. She believes his vision is fine except for the fact that he is near, or far sided and will require corrective lenses in the future. I am now wondering if we should get another opinion in case it is Goldenhar or some other anomaly that could be r/t other deficits. I wish I could attach a pic :/
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replied August 1st, 2010
white spot on pupil
i was born with a white spot on my pupil..my mum took me to a specialist who said it was nothing and it would go away..that was 40 years ago..when i was 10 year, i was taken to another specialist because i really could not see anything but blurry vision thru that eye reading or far..but the specialist didnt think that the spot had anything to do with my vision..later in my 20's the sight in my other i started to get tired when i read..now i wear glasses all the time, because the sight in my other eye is just not sharp enough and i was always squinting..but i would like to say that nothing has been able to correct the sight of my problem eye..i have never been able to see clear it is severely long sighted..i am going to see a laser surgeon to see if anything can be done..also if there is a spot on your childs pupil..there is something wrong and you should not listen to specialist that say there is not.every specialist that i go to even today had never heard or seen anything like i have..and insisted that it had nothing to do with my eyesight..so what you all have to do is insist back!!...and tell them what i said!!!..regards eva
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replied August 9th, 2010
I have a white dot in one of my eyes but I'm not blind I see perfectly.When I was little people told me it was a gift from god that I could see other peoples hearts and I believe it.It turns out that what ever you think it might be turns your mind into thinking it's true and you can trick yourself so don't take it bad pray to god if it worries you because after all he knows and he cares
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replied November 18th, 2010
my little boy has a small white dot in his pupil present from birth the health visito said it was nothing to worry about however i got a second opinion and it turned out that he has a cattaract. i would seek a 2nd opinion because if i had listened to the health visitor it could have effected his vision more as he got older
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replied April 26th, 2011
@MRkgmail

Did you ever find out what it was? My 25 day old daughter has a small silver/white spot on her left pupil - I'm waiting to hear from the ophthalmologist :S
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replied September 1st, 2011
Dots in infant eyes
that sounds more like what my son has experienced... dot almost appears to fluoresce in certain light. What did the eye doc say?
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replied June 22nd, 2011
Bubble Almost Gone!
My daughter (2yrs old) was born with a raised white bubble on her eye. She went to the eye doctor about 20 times before I decided to explore other options. I have put her on an extensive vitamin regimen with a gluten free diet and in only 8 weeks the bubble is about half the size it had grown to be in the last two years. Our opthamologist told us she would develop astigmatisms in the left eye and could have other effects as she got older. I was not satisfied with that and wanted the best for my daughter. She is well on her way to being no longer deficient with no bubble on her eye.
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replied June 23rd, 2011
Bellas mommy
My 7 mos old granddaughter has this and my daughter has made her an appt to see the opthamollgist is three weeks. The white bubble was there when she was born and has not grown any but is still there. We lost my son to a rare cancer at 22 so we are all always very nervous and fearful. My daughter is into herbal meds. Could you please share you regimen with us. Thank you,
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replied June 23rd, 2011
I'm working with Dr. Wallach. He said the vitamins and minerals need to be at least 90 percent absorbable. I found the perfect product. Why don't you send me an email asking for the information and I will send you the links on how to get it. I wish you all the luck with your granddaughter and I hope to hear wonderful stories about the bubble going away.
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replied June 24th, 2011
Is there a reason you cannot send the links thru this venue?
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replied June 24th, 2011
There are several times during the day you can call Dr Wallach on the radio and ask about your specific concerns. However, I can't put contact information on this site, they don't recommend it. I recommend everyone to hear from the Dr about their situation specifically. The products are Youngevity. Please look them up. They have helped my daughter tremendously. Good luck!
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replied July 13th, 2013
baby eye problem
Our newborn baby now a week old has white spot on his iris. It mahes his iris appears not rounded or broken. So far,he is able to look at me and smile. We are seeing the doctor next week for advice.
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replied August 20th, 2014
My brother son had a little clear bubble on the white of his eye when he was born. We had got in contact with the various doctors told that not to worry about it and that it would disappear which it had at about 5 months.
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replied August 20th, 2014
We have a baby 13 month old. He has a white spot on the side of his pupil. Sometimes the white spot become red. We have been seeing the KK hospital specialist since he is born. So far the doctor follow up once in 6 months after the check on his eyes. Hope that baby will be fine.
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