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Not critical: Eye color is one of those identifiers that cannot be changed so it is part of the license listing of the individual. Is one of your eyes a different color because of a nevus (it will be brown), or due to injury or internal iris disease, or is there truly a difference (rare but possible for instance in a sympathetic nerve disruption due to forceps delivery). Use your best guess of base color. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ihave a strange feeling in my eyes.Also when i open my eyes separate, there is a difference in seeing colors.Left eye is more brownish right is blue?
Heterochromia iridis: Can result from developmental/genetic disorders (rare) such as waardenburg syndrome, parry-romberg syndrome, or sturge-weber syndrome or from physical trauma to the eye. An ophthalmologist may be able to shed more light on the origin in your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Monitor it: You should have it monitored by an ophthalmologist. The issue is whether you have had it since birth (usually caused by an iris nevus) or if it is a new finding. I suggest always wearing sun glasses for protection. Photos can be performed in the doctors office of the freckle to monitor it. It is usually a benign condition and should only be treated if the freckle changes in size or appearance. ...Read more
Heterochromatic eyes: There is no esoteric medical problem involved. It is considered a normal variant. ...Read more
Probably not: The factors that determine eye color are very complex, but generally darker colors are dominant genetically over lighter colors. Thus, if one parent has brown or dark eyes and the other blue, the baby will probably have brown (it might depend on the grandparent's eye colors as well). Note however that baby's eyes will not usually show their final color until they're older-usually blue at first. ...Read more
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Any: People with the "center brown" gene for iris color can have any color for the rest of their iris. ...Read more
Using travatan for glaucoma in 1 eye. Is it alright to treat other eye without glaucoma to avoid possibility of having 2 different eye colors?
Sometimes: Travatan is in a class of eye drops that can occasionally darken the iris color. Many glaucoma with a genetic component are bilateral and asymmetric. So in those cases it is reasonable to treat both. But with your ophthalmologist's approval. If its a truly unilateral glaucoma, a different medicine can be considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Macular pucker.See 20/20, lines wavy, objects larger & colors darker. Good eye lessens some of distortion. Should I rely on good eye & do nothing w/mp?
Good vision : Your macular pucker fortunately is not affecting your snellen visuals acuity, but is affecting your quality of vision. Your unaffected eye will assume the better Visual quality. Retinal specialist balance risks of doing the membrane peal vs. the risks of causing potential harm. Generally when visual acuity decreases to less than 20/50, epiret membrane pealing is considered to be outweighed by risk ...Read more
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