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what causes the color around the iris to change

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
26 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Iritis: Many conditions can cause iris pirgmentation as well as depigmentation. Trauma resulting in physical damage as well as due to chronic bleed may affect ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bello
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Red sclera: The red sclera is most likely a spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage which is inconsequential more often than not. Leave it alone and it will be abs ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Eye pigment: can you post a photo? it would be most helpful? Most likely not a concern. Some folks get some pigment deposit on the white of the eye. Rarely is t ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Rarely: Trauma cause cause iris damage including a change in color but this is uncommon.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldstein
30 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Your iris cannot change color that way! it is possible to pop a blood vessel in the white area though. This would cause a red spot there.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Light reflex: When your eye is exposed to light, the dilated pupils receive a signal from the retina, through your brain which tells them to close down to limit the ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Downing
58 years experience Ophthalmology
Eye color: Some children with blue or hazel eyes can have some darkening with variable amounts of brown as they age. If there are similar changes in both eyes, i ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Sometimes: Some blind eyes degenerate and as they do, they can change color.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
ALL OF THEM CAN: And will do it over time.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Examination: You need to go see an physician. I can't think of good things that make your eyes change color and become dull.

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