A 49-year-old member asked:

If my right eye's iris is about as dark as my pupil, while my left eye's iris is a light brown color. would this be considered heterochromia iridium?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Probably not: Heterochromia is usually diagnosed when one iris is bluish and the other brownish. Various shades of brown can occur with the irises being defined as heterochromia.
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