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is there a cure for heterochromia iridium

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sometimes: It is sometimes inherited, sometimes acquired.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience in General Practice
Very rare: It is more common in cats and dogs than in humans. Do not have an exact percentage but very rare would mean less than 1 percent.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
39 years experience in Ophthalmology
Generally no.: If you are born with heterochromia iridium you do not have a health problem. It is congenital and it is due to the iris of one eye having less melanin ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Curious: There is no medical danger or problem with it. It just means different coloring in the eyes.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
39 years experience in Ophthalmology
Generally little.: Generally heterochromia iridium should change very little with age. The only change that could occur is any change that occurs in any tissue as a resu ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience in General Practice
Very rare: It is more common in cats and dogs than in humans. Do not have an exact percentage but very rare would mean less than 1 percent.
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
39 years experience in Ophthalmology
Blue and brown.: The most common combination is blue and brown. The next most common is green and brown. The difference in the eye iris color is due to the lighter col ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
52 years experience in Ophthalmology
Brown and less brown: One eye remains brown and the other will be a lighter shade of brown or grey, blue or green.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not neccessarily: Heterochromia refers to two situations - two eyes that are distinctly different in color and one eye that has a sector area of darker area.

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