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What is the ring around iris of eye called

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Nystagmus: You may be describing nystagmus which is an uncontrolled movement of the eyes, usually symmetric and often with a fast and slow component. There are ... Read More

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Dr. MANOHAR CHENCHUGALLA
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Jaundice- if yellow: Serious condition which need to be evaluated by a physician immediately.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Heterochromia: If the color of the iris changes, it is called heterochromia ("different color"). This condition usually occurs at birth. If the iris color changes la... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Dahl
Ophthalmology 55 years experience
Conjunctiva: The outermost membrabe of the eyeball is called the conjunctiva.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Surgery: A small pterygium does not need treatment. A large one can be removed surgically. See an ophthalmologist for evaluation of your options.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heterochromia Iridum: This is called heterochromia iridum. It means that one eye has more melanin (color pigment) in one eye vs. The other. It can be due to a variety of ca... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
No technical term: Vision is commonly a little different in each eye, and sometimes a great deal so (ignoring those whose vision is bad in one eye from illness or injury... Read More
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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Eye scraping: Eye scraping likely refers to epitheliectomy or superficial keratectomy. These procedures remove deposits in the superficial cornea to restore sight.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Bustos
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Cosmetic lenses: Colored contacts or cosmetic contact lenses are what you're referring to.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Dr can exam. & treat: A person with face symptoms often needs medical attention and antibiotics. Cellulitis is an infection of the facial skin, more often around the eyes. ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Michels
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Corectopia: What you describe is called corectopia. this is common ager certain ocular surgeries or penetrating trauma. Also seen after ocular inflammation. or un... Read More

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