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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Light control: The iris, a circular (donut shaped) muscular ring of tissue in the front of the eye, opens and closes in response to the degree of outside light. It ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
34 years experience in Ophthalmology
Multicolored iris: It's very common for people to have variable colors in their iris. Uncommonly , the change in colors can be due to a mole on your iris. If the color ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: This is an urban legend.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Iris size: Iris outer dimensions= 11 x 12 mm; iris inner dimensions= 3 mm.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bello
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Iris: The iris, with its hole in the center: the pupil, in in constant motion by the effect of light entering the eye, containing circular and radial muscle ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Side effect: Prostaglandin drops can potentially cause increased pigment (darkening around the eye).
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Pepose
38 years experience in Ophthalmology
It doesn't: The eye color is determined by the pigmentation of the iris. The intraocular lens is placed behind the iris after removal of the cloudy lens (cataract ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
This is a situation: Where a picture is worth a thousand words. Either take a high res photo of what you see that concerns you and post it in a HeathTap prime consult with ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Willman
28 years experience in Ophthalmology
Spotty iris.....: Black dots on the iris are usually normal. Especially if they have been present and unchanging for years. If these spots enlarge or change, they may n ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends: If the difference in color is not due to a syndrome, then it can be.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many options: Is this a new event? Or something of long standing? Is it asymptomatic or does it hurt? Is it growing, bulging above skin level, inflammatory? If ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Colored contacts still let almost all light in, so there is no effect on pupil size. But the pattern of color in the lensar make the pupil look differ ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience in Ophthalmology
Heterochromia: Prostaglandin analogues used to treat glaucoma have risk in changing eye color.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: Generally eye color , which is the color of the iris, after two years of age will be constant throughout life. It can fade from some uncommon disease ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Iris color: Buy a different color contacts. Otherwise, no chance!
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Different color...: On the inner and outer part of the iris: like a target. http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/ba/heterochromia_blue_orange.png.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
No: It should not effect your eye sight.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: They are just bits of the vitreous humour gel that is clear in nature and has no color.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Depends : A tumor behind the eye can cause different symptoms/problems depending on the type of tumor and where it is located. Tumors can push the eye forward ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Fishkin
22 years experience in Ophthalmology
Many possibilities: Unfortunately, that's a very non-specific symptoms by itself. It can represent an infection, injury, inflammation, allergy, disease, or a long list of ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
31 years experience in 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matheson Harris
15 years experience in Ophthalmology
3 different eye part: The cornea is the clear window on the front of your eye, behind which is the iris, or colored part. It is a major part of what focuses light on the r ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
No: No. Cataract surgery does not change your eye color.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Color blindness: No, there is no relationship between iris color and color blindness.

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