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Question:
What might cause white spots on the retina?

Answer:
There literally are dozens of conditions that can cause white spots on the retina, including inflammatory, inherited, metabolic, and medication-related causes. If you or a family member have been diagnosed with "white spot syndrome" it is important to be evaluated by a retina specialist.

Answered by: Paul Sternberg Jr., MD Dr. Paul Sternberg

Categories: Eye Conditions

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Answered: Mar 19, 2013

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