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Parts of the whites of eyes are yellow/reddish?

Eye color: The red color could be due to allergies, infection, dry eye, and other conditions. A yellow color could be due to liver problems, such as a high billirubin. You should see your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes blue?

Why are the whites of my eyes blue?

Blue sclera: Send a photo ASAP to be sure you do not have a rare disease such as Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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Could whites of eyes turn permanently red?

Could whites of eyes turn permanently red?

No: They can become chronically red from various irritations or diseases but after treatment they usually recover. Blind traumatic eyes can sometimes look red all the time but they must be treated also because that is a danger sign for the good eye. ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes gray?

Why are the whites of my eyes gray?

Gray eyes: Send photo as could be arcus senilus or scleral plaques. Need to see photo to see cause. ...Read more

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Person's eyes are yellow instead of white, why?

Person's eyes are yellow instead of white, why?

Degenerations???: True "yellow" eyes (sclera) need to be assessed for systemic jaundice which signifies liver disease ; need for medical evaluation. More commonly, a yellowish spot in the horizontal area is an actinic degeneration known as a pinguecula...Also pterygium, any eye care physician could quickly determine this with exam. ...Read more

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Yellow in iris of eye ?

Yellow in iris of eye ?

?iris color: Perhaps you are noticing various color differences on the iris surface. Some irides have multiple colors (hazel) and depending on the balance of colors, your eyes may appear yellow-brown or golden. I'm not sure you are asking about the color you have or that it has changed, in which you would need an eye exam to know exactly what you are referring to. ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes not white?

Why are the whites of my eyes not white?

Eye color: Yellow eyes can sometimes be a sign of liver disease, while having brown areas within the whites of the eyes can be a type of freckle. An eye exam by a physician should be done to evaluate these possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes the whites of eyes to turn yellow?

What causes the whites of eyes to turn yellow?

increased bilirubin: There are multiple causes for increased serum bilirubin. Major ones are a. Hereditary hemolytic anemias. B. Liver disease. See your primary care dr. ...Read more

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Whats the remedy for brown colored whites of eyes?

Whats the remedy for brown colored whites of eyes?

Dark Sunglasses: Be thankful, if they were red, yellow, green or blue, they would attract more attention! ...Read more

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Why are the whites of my eyes faintly yellow?

Why are the whites of my eyes faintly yellow?

See below: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Are any pingueculas of the eye white?

Are any pingueculas of the eye white?

Usually light yellow: They are yellow due to fatty elastic tissue which makes them up. Sometimes this is so pale it looks white but it is not every truly white. ...Read more

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Whites of eyes very slightly yellow, what's wrong?

Whites of eyes very slightly yellow, what's wrong?

Could be jaundice: You should be evaluated by your primary care doctor who would order liver blood-work. There could be an underlying liver disorder causing your yellow eyes. ...Read more

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"My eyes are losing color....I have crescent shaped grayish/white spots on the tops of both eyes (my eyes are brown). ?

"My eyes are losing color....I have crescent shaped grayish/white spots on the tops of both eyes (my eyes are brown). ?

Corneal arcus: In many, over the years, lipid seeps out of the blood and collects at the edge of the cornea as an arc. This is totally benign and is a surface change. The iris, which provides the basic color to the eye, is inside the eye and is not affected by this although it is underneath. ...Read more

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Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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What are good ways to make the whites of my eyes whiter without eye drops?

No easy answer: Unless your eyes are red from inflammation, dryness or allergy, there may be little you can do. You can try fish oil/flaxseed oil to couner the inflammation. Oral antihistamines or avoiding environmental allergens may help. ...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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Should the whites of your eyes appear slight blue in dull light?

No: This is most commonly seen in patient with high myopia. The sclera is thin and the dark choroid is showing through it. ...Read more

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Why are my eye whites greying?

Why are my eye whites greying?

Really greying?: Sometimes melanin pigment deposits can give appearance of graying. This is normal. In older age grey plaque in sclera are normal. If your sclera is progressively getting grey it may be thinning due to "collagen vascular diseases', although rare but since you are only 34 you must see an ophthalmologist that then will refer you to a rheumatologist for more workup & diagnosis if necessary. ...Read more

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