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I have blue sclera in my right eye only.. It has been blue since i was born. I have no other symptoms. Is there any treatment for it?

I have blue sclera in my right eye only.. It has been blue since i was born. I have no other symptoms. Is there any treatment for it?

NO: The sclerae appears blue when it is thin. What makes it appear that way is the deep layer within the eye, called the choroid. This layer is between the retina and sclera, is dark and vascular, but makes the thin sclera appear blue. ...Read more

Sclera (Definition)

The sclera is the white hard covering of the eye. It creates the actual "eye ball" and is made out of dense connective tissue. The conjunctiva is a thin, clear ...Read more


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What does a light blue sclera mean?

What does a light blue sclera mean?

This depends: This usually refers to thin sclera, thin enough so that the blueish hues of the darker inner eye can be seen. Blue sclera can be seen with simple aging, ocular abnormalities like scleritis or more systemic conditions like osteogenesis imperfecta. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a person has blue sclera?

What does it mean when a person has blue sclera?

Osteogenesis imperfe: This classic finding in osteogenesis imperfecta is due to thin connective tissue in the sclera. However, children may have slightly blue tinted sclera without having oi. ...Read more

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I have blue sclera but mine is different since I had tatooing. Whats the big deal?

I have blue sclera but mine is different since I had tatooing. Whats the big deal?

OI: In medicine, blue sclera can be the sign of a serious medical condition. The most well-known is osteogenesis imperfecta - a genetic disease in which the bones are brittle and break very easily. Kids have a horrible life because of this. A very superficial example is in m night shyamalan's unbreakable. ...Read more

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I have blue sclera in both eyes that just appeared a couple of months ago. I dont have OI..I need to know what else is a possible cause?

I have blue sclera in both eyes that just appeared a couple of months ago. I dont have OI..I need to know what else is a possible cause?

Blue Sclera: Hi Amber: Inflammation, scleritis, can lead to blue sclera. Diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis are associated with scleritis (and eye disease can v. rarely present as first sign of RA). Hypermobility syndromes, Ehlers Danlos, or Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum can present with blue sclera. Make sure no toxicities with heavy metals. Alkaptonuria, a rare disease is assoc. with blue sclera. Best, Nisha ...Read more

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My daughter has blue sclera? What should we do?

My daughter has blue sclera? What should we do?

See below: Blue sclera maybe normal. Or, it may be associated with a rare illness called osteogenis imperfecta. With the latter, your child would have multiple fractures. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes the blue sclera in osteogenesis imperfecta oi?

Thin sclera: Osteogenesis imperfecta amongst its other problems, produces a thinning of the white outer coat of the eyeball, the sclera. Because of this the dark inner lining, the uvea, adds its coloration to light striking the thinned sclera and the result is a blue color. The condition does not actually infuse the sclera with blue - it is an optical effect. ...Read more

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What can lead to the blue sclera in osteogenesis imperfecta?

What can lead to the blue sclera in osteogenesis imperfecta?

It doesn't: Where the sclera is thin, it appears blue from the deoxygenated blood the choroidal blood vessel layter next tot he sclera. This is normal in patients who are nearsighted. Rarely, this is a sign associated with osteogenesis imperfecta. Not a cause. Not diagnostic. ...Read more

Blue Sclera (Definition)

Blue sclera refers to a bluish color of the whites of the eyes. It can be seen in certain medical conditions, such as the ...Read more


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