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Is it normal to have one part of your eye be a different color?

Is it normal to have one part of your eye be a different color?

Maybe: It is possible to have pigment variations in the iris that are benign. An ophthalmologist can determine if this the situation in your particular case. ...Read more

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Why do some people have one color for one eye and a different color for the other?

Why do some people have one color for one eye and a different color for the other?

Usually nerve damage: The development of the adult color depends upon the presence of a normal sympathetic input to the eyes. If this is impaired, usually by injury and sometimes by vascular or tumor compression, then that eye will be light in color compared to the other. There are a few rare condtions that will also do this. ...Read more

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What are contacts called that serve no purpose other than to just have a different eye color?

What are contacts called that serve no purpose other than to just have a different eye color?

Color contact lenses: Color contact lenses can be opaque to fully change the appearance of your iris color or tinted to enhance the color of people with lightly colored eyes. These are made by a number of contact lens companies. It is important never to share or swap contact lenses with anyone else, as these are medical devices. ...Read more

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What is the disorder i'd the eye where the corneas are different shapes?  

What is the disorder i'd the eye where the corneas are different shapes?  

Several types: Astigmatism is common, and is when the cornea is not the same roundness all the way around (it is a little flatter in one direction, like the surface of a football). Keratoconus is when the center of the cornea points outward too much, and cornea plana is when the cornea is too flat. ...Read more

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How rarr is having different colored eyes?

How rarr is having different colored eyes?

Heterochromia: Having two different colored eyes is called heterochromia iridium. Eye color is determined by a combination inherited genes which determine the amount of melanin in the eye. Heterochromia occurs when a person has different amounts of melanin in each of their irises. It is usually not clinically significant but can be caused by trauma, meds or other syndromes & new onset or infants need dr eval. ...Read more

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What causes different colors in the 2 eyes?

What causes different colors in the 2 eyes?

Nothing: Just a fluke. Rare causes- horners, congenital neuroblastoma, fuch's heterochromic iritis. ...Read more

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Why is it that my eyes look in different directions?

Why is it that my eyes look in different directions?

Each eye: Has 6 muscles to allow it to look in different directions. Imbalances in the muscles can cause the eye to naturally rest in a different postion comapred to the other eye. There are multiples causes for this. An evaluation by your eye doctor can help determine the root cause of the imbalance. Be well. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my eyes sometimes go in different directions?

Why might it be that my eyes sometimes go in different directions?

Fatigue: As long as there is no pain/head ache or other symptoms of poor circulation, etc and this quickly resolves with closing and resting your eyes. If it does not, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Could myopic eyes look different?

Could myopic eyes look different?

Usually not: Myopia is common and the eyes generally are matched and look normal. Myopia must be diagnosed with refraction and not by observation. If one eye only is highly myopic, it might bulge out a little. This is unusual but would be the only case in which such eyes look different. ...Read more

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How are sober and opiate eyes different?

How are sober and opiate eyes different?

Small Pupils ;: There are multiple effects: in order of being more common

1. Smaller pupils, always
2. Red eyes, sometimes
3. Teary eyes, occasionally
4. Color change in eyes, imaginative, not proven scientifically. ...Read more

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Why are my eye colors different in each eye?

Why are my eye colors different in each eye?

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 more

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Why do I see two different colours in each eye?

Why do I see two different colours in each eye?

Heterochromia: The appearance of the iris (color) of the eye to have two different colors often shows up early in life. Heterochromia ("different color") is usually normal. If this appearance develops in adulthood, it should be evaluated by an eye doctor. If one eye appears "bluer" than the other, the issue may be on the cornea (clear window of the eye). ...Read more

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What are the different eye disease and symptoms?

What are the different eye disease and symptoms?

Many, many: We doctors have only 400 letters in which to answer questions. A broad question like this cannot be answered in that space. Ask a specific question. There are thousands of eye diseases and symptoms. ...Read more

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How does a person have two different eye colors?

How does a person have two different eye colors?

Most are: Born this way. Although there are a few other causes, such as chronic inflammation or trauma to one eye. Rarely melanoma can cause this. ...Read more

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Do myopic eyes appear different than normal ones?

Do myopic eyes appear different than normal ones?

Not externally: Unless you are very highly myopic, there is no visible difference. Myopic eyes tend to be slightly longer than non myopic eyes but this is something that can be measured, not seen with the naked eye. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 different colors in one eye?

What to do if I have 2 different colors in one eye?

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

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Do different color eyes alter a persons perception?

Do different color eyes alter a persons perception?

No! See Eye MD now.: Different color eyes usually genetic but can be a sign of inflammatory eye disease. See your eye md right away. ...Read more

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Can any doc explain why are my eyes 2 different colors?

Pigment differences: Iris or 'eye' color is related to amount of pigment or pigment cells (melanocytes). Blue eyes have less pigment and brown eye more. Differences in eye color can be due to pigment differences, a mole or freckle on the iris, eye drops and rarely certain diseases. ...Read more

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What are the different types of eye refraction corrections?

Several: Nearsighted (myopia), farsighted (hyperopia), older age near vision (presbyopia) along with astigmatism (eye is oval) and distortions caused by disease or surgery. ...Read more

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Do those who have different eye colors have different vision?

Do those who have different eye colors have different vision?

No: Eye color comes from amount of pigment in the iris, with lighter color meaning more missing pigment. Doesn't affect vision. ...Read more

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What is it like when two eyes have different refractive error?

What is it like when two eyes have different refractive error?

It depends: If the difference is small, the brain can usually fuse the two images, especially with the help of glasses. When it becomes very large (anisometropia), it becomes more difficult to fuse and can result in amblyopia. Contact lenses tend to be better tolerated in people with large differences than glasses. ...Read more

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Can you get help and treatment if your eyes are different sizes?

See eye doctor: You can always I see an eye doctor to be further evaluated. Contact pcp first, so that they are aware of your concerns, and it can be documented in your chart. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why I see two different colours in each eye?

Only way to: Determine what is going on with this is to see or examine your eyes. See an ophthalmologist for this. ...Read more

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When some1 get 2 different eye colr so what is its causes and its cure???

When some1 get 2 different eye colr so what is its causes and its cure???

Genetic; no cure but: Having irises of 2 different colors is called heterochromia and occurs in about 1 in 150 people. The cause is usually genetic. Many famous people ranging from Alexander the Great to
Mila Kunis have this. Many people think it is cool to have this unusual feature. There is no cure but one could wear a colored contact lens to hide it. See
https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Heterochromia_iridum ...Read more

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What eye color should I put on my license if I have different colors each eye?

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 more

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Are your eyes usually both the same prescription or different from one another?

Mostly close: Most eyes have prescriptions that are relatively similar.
Much less common are those with a high difference between the two eyes but this is uncommon. ...Read more

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