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Doctor insights on: Blue Color To Whites Of The Eyes

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How come some people`s whites of their eyes have a blue tinge to them?

How come some people`s whites of their eyes have a blue tinge to them?

Thin sclera: Where the sclera is thin, it appears blue from the deoxygenated blood the choroidal blood vessel layer next to the sclera. This is normal in patients who are nearsighted. ...Read more

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Are blue or green eyes more rare?

Are blue or green eyes more rare?

Green: Blue eyes are more common than green. Lighter color eyes are less common than brown. The color is heavily influenced by the quality of ambient light and even the clothing worn around the eyes in those with lighter color eyes. ...Read more

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Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Probably not: This is most likely a deposit of lipid term 'corneal arcus'. It is benign and will not affect the vision. If the eye is red, painful, or the vision is changing rapidly, - there are some pathologic changes that can occur in this part of the cornea which will appear like a blue ring. These are rare but will need an ophthalmologist to look at them. ...Read more

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What does the whites of your eyes being blue mean?

What does the whites of your eyes being blue mean?

Uncertain: Rarely blue sclera is caused by osteogenesis imperfecta (many subtypes), Ehlers Danlos syndrome, & and Marfans syndrome to name a few. If you are concerned that you may have blue sclera, it would be important to have a comprehensive opththalmological examination. ...Read more

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What are some good blue contacts for greenish eyes?

What are some good blue contacts for greenish eyes?

Not sure what: You are asking? Contacts come clear, and there are also those that are tinted. Are you asking how to turn your green eyes blue? ...Read more

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Why do I have a blue ring around my dark brown eyes?

Ring around eye: this is probably an Arcus. It appears to surround the colored part of the eye.It's actually in the cornea.It is usually gray color,but may appear bluish.It is perfectly benign. In a younger person it is a good idea to have a cholesterol test,since it is fatty degeneration.Sometimes it is familial.It does not effect vision or cause any ocular problems. ...Read more

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How come all my family have brown eyes when I have blue?

How come all my family have brown eyes when I have blue?

Genetics: Your parents each passed a recessive set of genes to you and you don't produce much melanin-- hence your eyes are blue. ...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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Is it weird to have brown eyes with a blue ring around it?

Is it weird to have brown eyes with a blue ring around it?

No: The bluish ring is usually a intra corneal cholesterol deposit known as arcus senilis. It may indicate an increased cholesterol and your doctor should check that. The other ring that is rarely seen is a kaiser-flescher ring seen if patients with a problem with copper metabolism (wilson's disease). ...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