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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Reiter
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Wilson's Disease: See an eye doctor to make sure you don't have a Kayser Fleisher Ring. This is a sign Wilson's Disease, a disease of copper metabolism.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: If this is new, it's very serious. Wilson's disease is a killer and this may be the only warning. However, there are several mimics. Have your serum c ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Center-brown gene: There is a gene for iris color which produces a band of pigment near the pupil.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
See eye MD: You may have something benign like arcus senilis, but it can also be a serious sign of Wilson's disease. Wilson's disease is an inherited disorder in ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Needs a full eval: The gold ring you mention may be evidence of a copper metabolism defect called wilson's disease that can be treated.Without treatment your future is b ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Kossler
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye exam: She should have an eye exam to evaluate these rings. If i understand your description correctly, the gold rings could be kayser fleisher rings, copper ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Not likely : Iris colors, textures and patterns are as variable as people are. As long as you're vision is normal and your eyes are very similar in their appearanc ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
May : May be just reflection. I would have a good ophthalmic exam to be sure that it does not relate to any systemic disease.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yale Kanter
60 years experience Ophthalmology
Naphazoline: Naphazoline narrows the blood vessels in the eye, thereby reducing redness and swelling. Along with the methyl cellulose it soothes the eye from eye ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stan Coleman
62 years experience Ophthalmology
I maze gold: This is a drop that contains antiallergic meds and lubricants. It relieves allergic symptoms,itching, irritation and some redness.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Hazel eyes are probably more likely to have heterochromia since there are so many colors seen. Central heterochromia is really very beautiful and usu ... Read More

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