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What are the odds of two different colored eyes

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Don't think it known: I researched this and don't have an answer on the odds. It is described and described as genetic. Probably rare enough that odds aren't known. Let ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
39 years experience Ophthalmology
Very rare: In humans it is considered a rare occurrence. It is estimated at 0.006% odds. Or roughly 6 in 1000 people. That makes it roughly around 250, 000 pe ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Genetics: It is rare. Google it! it is very interesting. At your next eye exam, ask your eye car professional.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Bernstein
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye color: This condition is called heterochromia. It can be congenital (present at birth) or acquired. It can be associated with an inflammation called iritis a ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends : There are some conditions that may lead to different eye color between the two eyes. Even eyes drops and surgery can affect eye color. You should see ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Heterochromia: Yes. This is a condition called heterochromia ("different color") and can be completely normal in some people. This can also happen with animals, so y ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Heterochromia, different colored irides, can be hereditary. It can also be a part of rare syndrome such as waardenburg syndrome (white forelock of ha ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: Eye color has no correlation with schizophrenia.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
39 years experience 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Not usually: If both eyes are healthy, and the neural connections are intact, both eyes should react similarly to light. A standard test in the ophthalmology clini ... Read More
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