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Developed small white dot on my iris. Painful and sensitive to light. Corneal ulcer?

I have developed a small white dot on my iris. I noticed it after taking out a pair of month long night and day contacts. My eye was irritated and red the first day, but I didn t notice the dot until the next day. It does not hurt now. It s not a corneal ulcer , because I remember those are quite painful and sensitive to light. What is it and what should I do?
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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Dear user
As from the history i think it is white dot on cornea and not on iris, because iris is inside the eye and cornea is the outermost part of the eye.
Since you are using contact lens and pain and photophobia both are present, corneal ulcer or corneal infiltration should be the first suspicion and first diagnosis, until unless proved otherwise.
You should stop using the contact lenses till the pain and other symptoms come down, start antibiotic eye drops and preferably consult your ophthalmologist for right diagnosis and right treatment.
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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