Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
145 Doctors are Online

Optician took photos if back of eye, white spots in left eye. Is it serious?

hi, i went to the opticians on saturday. At the end of the exam he took photos of the back of my eyes, and my left eye has white spots. He told me that i have to see my gp and he will refer me to the eye hospital. Its been on my mind all weekend. Im going to see the doctor tomorrow, but i want to be perpared incase it is serious. Could u please help me. Thanks. Emma
Asked On : Thu, 31 May 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  257
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
Pediatrician 's  Response
Dear Emma,

Thank you for your query. Not knowing your age, it is difficult to exactly tell you the reason of "white spots". The optician has rightly referred you to an ophthalmologist who shall do a complete work up and decide. Since you are not having any problems, I presume that the spots shall be anything to worry about.

Wishing you the best.
Answered: Thu, 31 May 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor