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A 30-year-old member asked:

Do i have heterochromia (different colored eyes). how different do the colors have to be?

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Dr. Joseph Barakeh
Ophthalmology 25 years experience
Not sure.: Any difference in color can be called heterochromia. Some types of heterochromia carry a higher risk of glaucoma, so you should get your eyes checked and screened for glaucoma at least once per year by an ophthalmologist.

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Are eyes different colors under a blacklight?

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Dr. Matheson Harris
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Could be: Black lights generally accentuate anything that is white, so the white of your eyes could glow brighter if they were already prominently white.

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