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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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Is blue sclera serious at a teen age?

Is blue sclera serious at a teen age?

Blue sclera: Blue sclera is a sign of brittle bone disease due to collagen synthesis problems. Disease is also called osteogenesis imperfecta. This starts in the young age with weak bones and frequent fractures. If this picture implies to you then mostly you have this condition. If yes try to prevent fractures as much as possible and increase bone strength ...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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Can you tell me what it mean when a person has light blue sclera?

Underlying pigment: Normal sclera is opaque and quite white. If it thins out for some reason, the underlying pigmented uvea adds a bluish hue to the sclera at that point. Things that thin the sclera are certain inherited conditions like ehlers-danlos or trauma, elevation of the eye pressure in the young and some chronic inflammatory eye diseases. ...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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My daughter has blue sclera. Why?

Normal: Depending on age, sclera can be kinda thin, so underlying tissue shows through. Nevus of ota is another syndrome- needs to be evaluated by ophthalmologist. Other rare diseases can also cause blue sclera. ...Read more

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Causes of blue sclera in infancy?

Blue sclera: This implies that the sclera is thinner in that area and the underling pigment layer of the eye is somewhat visible. With development this usually disappears. ...Read more

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What causes a blue sclera in infants?

What causes a blue sclera in infants?

Vessles: The thinness of the layers of the eye allow the hue of the blood vessels below to be seen and therefore the blue sclera. ...Read more

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What leads to blue sclera in infants?

What leads to blue sclera in infants?

Normal: A blue tint to the sclera in infants is normal and is caused by the seeing the underlying dark choroid tissue through the thin sclera of the child. ...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