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Old 05-27-2018, 01:33 AM
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Apparently you can have a freckle/mole inside your eye.
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Old 05-27-2018, 05:24 AM
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I learned recently that you can also have a melanoma inside your eye. There's a woman here in Wisconsin battling that.
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Old 05-27-2018, 04:22 PM
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Yep. Apparently it's like a skin freckle/mole: it can turn cancerous, although most don't.
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Hmmm. How was it found?
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Old 05-27-2018, 10:51 PM
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I don't remember much but I think it was something like she had a black spot on her field of vision. I think it was on the radio show Central Time. That's a Wisconsin public radio program.
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I learned that about 10 years back, I think. I went to an eye doctor for an exam for reading glasses and he was like, "You have a nevus inside your eye." And when I was clearly baffled he was like, "A freckle!"
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The only unusual thing I've previously heard of was a corneal scar. I found out in the last year I have one but thankfully it's not over my field of vision.
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I have an eye freckle. They're pretty cool to look at on those fancy color map things.
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:25 AM
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Sometimes people refer to a differently colored spot on the iris as a freckle but I don't think it is really. I have one. It's pumpkin orange and it's at the north end of my left iris. I also have a dark spot on the south end of one of them. It wasn't always there so it must be the result of an injury (eye infection or some such).
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Hmmm. How was it found?
When she was peering at the inside of my eyeball with one of those machines that shines a bright light into the eyeball ...

Also, they were supposed to set up an appointment with a specialist and I've heard nothing yet ... hmmm ... will give them a call back in the next day or so.
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