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A 31-year-old member asked:

What is heterochromia iridis? does it have any effect on your health?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
It is: Having a part of your iris having a different color than the rest. It is harmless.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Rarely problematic: If you have acquired a difference in iris color in your adult life, it can mean a problem with degeneration or inflammation of an eye. It is rare. That should be evaluated by your ophthalmologist.

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