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I have a patch over my eye. What could it be, Never had it

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I have a white patch over my eye. What could it be
JA: When was the last time you had your eyes checked? In general, how has your vision been lately?
Customer: Never had it done and eye sight is fine
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No nothing. Thank yoy you

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Please post a photo of that for me here

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
File attached (45SZML3)

Thanks

That's a mild case of benign hypopigmentation

Over the counter hydrocortisone cream applied twice a day for ten days will clear it up

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I’ve had it for about 3 years though? Can that be the issue?

Still the same thing

The hydrocortisone will clear it

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Could it be vitiligo ?

No--not the same thing

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I do have a small white patch on top Of my genitals area, that’s why I thought it was vitiligo
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
this cream restores the pigment ?

Yes it does

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
what about the white patch on my gentials, could that be linked to my eye ?

The same hypopigmentation but not vitiligo

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I can get the cream from any pharmacy in the uk?

Yes

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
How would you know if it was vitiligo by the way?

Vitiligo would be whiter and much wider in area

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Can I send you more recent photo just to compare ?

Sure

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
File attached (VZLV134)

Simply not vitiligo

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
That’s a relief thank you. So this cream will restore 100% pigmentation around my eye?

Yes it will

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
All I ask for benign hypopigmentation cream?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Is
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
I’ll buy this. Apply twice a day for ten days ?

That's right

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Any side effects ?

None

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Will I see results changing within those ten days or do results come after ?

Within the ten days

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Okay thank you. Just one more question I’m thinking of having tattoos down my arms and have some stretch marks down my biceps, any good remedies to reduce the appearance and is it safe to get tattoos over them?

The tattoos are safe

Vitamin E cream will help with the stretch marks

Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you. You know if that cream doesn’t work, should I go and see my doctor?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you for your help

The cream will work

Can I ask why the negative rating?

Did you need more information?

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