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Can your eye color change when you start wearing glasses

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eye color is genetically determined by the amount of melanin in the iris. This tends to decrease as you age and the eyes lighten. Some diseases can ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eye color is permanent unless you have rare eye conditions. Some individuals with hazel eyes can appear green or brown depending on the clothes they w ... Read More
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Eye color is genetic and amount of pigmentation can change with age, inflammation, iris freckles, prostaglandins, various diseases -- even a laser is ... Read More

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Dr. Alma Murphy
46 years experience Ophthalmology
Your : Your myopia can be corrected, but you will continue to have the same eye color. Only standard contact lenses, worn on the eye surface, can potentiall ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Colored Contact lens: There are colored contact lenses that have a power in them to correct the vision. These typically cost more and are not as comfortable as regular con ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
27 years experience Palliative Care
No : Your eye color is genetically determined.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soheila Rostami
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Arcus sinalis: All of us as we get old near the limbus (edge of the cornea) over the clear part of our eye, we get deposits that make the clear part turn white. That ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
The first year: By 6-12 months of age, a baby's iris has reached its final color. There are those who may go a little longer, and those with hazel eyes can appear to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Light direction: Pupils normally look dark, as the direct light path would in fact be from behind your head, which blocks that. Cameras with a light source closely al ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Many causes : Iris color is a function of the amount of pigment, blood and nerve supply. Trauma and inflammation, injury and surgery and diseases that damage or di ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eye color change is rare and not associated with pressure on the eyeball.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Might turn white: An advanced untreated cataract will eventually turn white in the pupillary space. If still untreated, some will dissolve and lose the white color but ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes when young: Usually eye color is determined by about age 6 months. However, i had a patient whose eye color changed at age 6 years. I can't remember whether it ... Read More
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