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does chemo change eye color

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Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Temporarily: Colored contact lenses - not permanently
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye color: Safest way is with cosmetic contact lenses. Would not try any surgical options given risk of glaucoma and infection.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Downing
59 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye color: Some children with blue or hazel eyes can have some darkening with variable amounts of brown as they age. If there are similar changes in both eyes, i ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
A few conditions: Generally, eye color becomes "locked in" by about 6 months to 1 year of age. The iris contains brown pigment, and the less pigment present, the lighte ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually no: There are certain drops used to treat glaucoma that can make a hazel or light brown eye turn dark brown. The don't change color in pure blue or dark b ... Read More
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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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Eyes: Send a photo as this is not normal. Could be an underlying iron deposition disease or arcus senilus from high cholesterol. We can run some blood tests ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Carey
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Medication?: Eye color rarely changes if ever. Sometimes it can be from medication such as a prostagladin. Tumor can also get the eye color to changes. You should ... Read More
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. MANOHAR CHENCHUGALLA
24 years experience Family Medicine
Jaundice- if yellow: Serious condition which need to be evaluated by a physician immediately.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
There are no : Medications that change the eye color. Why not use color contacts?
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Very little: After the adult color comes in at around age 2, the color is generally very stable from that point on. The color can be altered by certain diseases o ... Read More

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