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What could possibly be the cause of the whites of my eyes turning blue?

What could possibly be the cause of the whites of my eyes turning blue?

Thinning sclera: This can be genetic or develop as a result of eye conditions later in life. You may have a genetic problem that is also related to other connective tissue diseases like the bone, or rheumatologic disease like rhematoid arthritis or have developed this as a result of injury/infection. The sclera can appear blue when it gets thinner & needs to be evaluated by an eye md (ophthalmologist) asap. ...Read more

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Recently the whites of my eyes have had a blue tint, what should I do?

Recently the whites of my eyes have had a blue tint, what should I do?

Blue eyes: If the whites of your eyes are blue, you may have osteogenesis imperfecta, an inherited disorder that affects the eyes and bones. See your local ophthalmologist for an eye exam. ...Read more

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The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

The whites of my eyes have turned blue, what does this mean?

Blue Sclera: If the white of your eyes is turning blue you need to consult your medical doctor as there are few medical conditions in which sclera turns blue and you need to be evaluated for that. ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes tinted blue since i'm born?

Why are the whites of my eyes tinted blue since i'm born?

Normal: If you look in an anatomy book or on Google for a picture of the structure of a human eyeball you will see that it is a complicated structure of many layers. The outermost layer is called the sclera and is white. Next inside is the choroid which is very dark blue or black. Depending on the thickness of the sclera (white layer) you may see some of the underlying choroid layer. Hence the bluish colo ...Read more

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What can cause the whites of my eyes to turn a greyish blue?

What can cause the whites of my eyes to turn a greyish blue?

Thinning of sclera: When the white of the eye(sclera) gets thin then the uveal tissue the inner lining of retina show through as a gray blue color. Sclera can get thin near eye muscle insertion with age or with autoimmune disease secondary to an inflammation. Pls consult an ophthalmologist for an eye exam. ...Read more

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What are reasons why the whites of my eyes are turning a greyish blue?

What are reasons why the whites of my eyes are turning a greyish blue?

Blue Sclera: If the white of your eyes is turning blue you need to consult your medical doctor as there are few medical conditions in which sclera turns blue and you need to be evaluated for that. ...Read more

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Is having a blue ring in the whites of my eyes about a CM away from my pupil an issue?

Is having a blue ring in the whites of my eyes about a CM away from my pupil an issue?

Arcus?: This bluish circumferential ring in the cornea is most likely cholesterol deposition that occurs whith aging. This is Typically seen in people over 40, and more visible in brown colored eyes. If you are younger than40, you should discuss this with your family doctor who may send you to an ophthalmologist to verify, and if present, you should have a lipid panel drawn to evaluate your blood fats. ...Read more

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I have very noticeable blue ring in the whites of my eyes. My mother and sister have the same issue.

I have very noticeable blue ring in the whites of my eyes. My mother and sister have the same issue.

Osteogenesis Imperfe: Blue in the whites of the eyes is, common in collagen disorders most notably Osteogenesis Imperfecti. Generally people with this have multiple fractures in there life even without trauma. It may be that you have the recessive form that has few fractures but has the blue sclera. ...Read more