The general term that we use regarding Yellow Sclera is yellow eyes. It is also termed as scleral icterus. Yellow eyes take place while the whites of the eyes termed sclerae turn in to a yellowish shade. Yellow Sclera is usually a sign of jaundice which is caused by an increase of the level of bilirubin in the blood. It is a yellow-tinted pigment which is generated by the collapse of the old red blood cells. Bilirubin is usually developed by the liver as well as released into the intestine in bile previous to be excreted from the body via the feces.