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A 44-year-old member asked:

might eyes change colour overtime?

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Dr. Deepak Raja
Ophthalmology 18 years experience
Yes. : That was an easy one. :).
Dr. Dean Bonsall
Pediatric Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Yes: Yes they can change. Most of the color change happens during the first two years of life.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when your eyes change color from setting to setting, in different lighting?

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Dr. Anita Breckenridge
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Nothing: They are reflecting different colors back and may look different colors depending on lighting conditions (ie with different size pupils. Color differences may represent relative appearance compared to other adjacent colors.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Can you change the color of your eyes?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Not permanently: You can wear colored contact lenses to alter your eye color. Otherwise, there is no safe option. There is an implant offered in panama but it causes glaucoma, corneal damage, and blindness.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it normal for your eyes to change colour on a regular basis?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
No: Eyes do not change color. It's based on your genes.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is it normal for eyes to change shape?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
No: Eyes do not change shape.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Why do some people's eyes seem to change colour? It is usually the light colored eyes.

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Eye color: People with hazel or green eyes actually have several colors in their eyes. The eyes will appear to be the color of the clothes they wear.

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