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purple halo around brown eyes

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Dr. Benjamin Rubin
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Arcus senilus: Really depends on your age. Most commonly a benign condition in those over 40-45. Occasionally some metabolic and triglyceride or choletetol disorders ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Lipid (Fat) Deposits: Although this ring may look purple in people with brown eyes it is actually opaque white/grey. It is caused by lipid (fat) deposits around the periphe ... Read More
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Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Melasma?: A centrofacial malar or mandibular distribution of muddy brown to Grey hyper pigmentation. Go to a Dermatologist for treatment options. The goal of th ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
See your doctor: You have too many conditions happening at the same time to be able to address them here, without having a physical examination done by your doctor. It ... Read More
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Afterimage: This color is generated by the retina as it changes the level of current sent to the brain with the change of light signal.
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Dr. Solomon Gelbart
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After-image: It is not uncommon if you have been staring at a computer screen for periods of time to see a purple after-image when you close your eyes. Similarly, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maziar Lalezary
14 years experience Ophthalmology
Picture: Can you provide a picture? This maybe normal, but some conditions can cause discoloration of the sclera.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
61 years experience Ophthalmology
Venous stasis: venous stasis
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wieder
35 years experience Ophthalmology
Dark circles: Under the eyes are difficult to irradicate completely. They're usually associated with eye fatigue or aging changes of the lids. There are some crea ... Read More
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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
Darkness around eyes: Since the skin around eyes is very thin, it may make the blood vessels more prominent or the area appears to be darker than rest of the skin. Some cau ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Many diff causes: Difficult to answer without more information. If you are having this discoloration under your eyes without any injury or trauma, it could be related ... Read More
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