A 48-year-old member asked:
Could a hard poke to the eye cause heterochromia?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
Not likely: Acquired heterochromia is due to eye disease. Trauma could do it but it would have to be severe. A poke in the eye is not likely to be severe enough.
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