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Brighten Whites Of Eyes
Hmm... depends: On why you think they're not bright. The sclera (white part of eyeball) can be yellow, due to liver disease. The conjuntiva which covers the sclera can get infected or irritated, and appear red (conjuntivitis). Blue sclerae = bone/connective tissue disorder. Otherwise, an ophthalmologist should assess the eyes but please don't put anything in your eyes to do this on your own! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not really: You should take care to protect your eyes from uv rays, however. It will protect agains macular degeneration, and possibly against cataracts. There are some conditions of the eye caused by excess sunlight and wind, like pingueculae or pterygia. But once they are present, avoiding sunlight won't help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iris color: Is permanent. The only way to change its appearance is to wear colored soft contact lenses. There are several brands which can enhance the green color of your eyes or even change them to another color. ...Read more
Not yet: There are currently experimental treatments being performed to lighten eye color. These are not yet FDA approved, or accepted by most ophthalmologists as the probability of developing significant side effects and possible visual loss is concerning. I do not recommend considering this at this time. ...Read more
I would like to find out how to brighten eyes with stuff like vitamins or eye exercises. Any help?
Be careful: It looks like you're a male asking a question about being pregnant, so i'm assuming you're asking this question for girlfriend or wife. Brightening creams used to lighten skin are not safe in pregnancy. Traditional eye cosmetics are safe in pregnancy. By brightening eye roll, i'm thinking you're referring to concealer? Concealer is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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