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How To Make Eyes Whiter Naturally
R & R: The best thing to do is to get plenty of rest, drink plenty of fluids and avoid irritants such as allergens or smoke. ...Read more
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
No Natural way: Two ways you can change color of your eye. 1. Colored contact lenses. 2. Surgery to implant a colored silicone iris/pupil disc inside the eye. Contact lenses are relatively safe with a 1:5000/year infection rate which is usually treatable. But putting the iris disc is intraocular surgery with 1:2000 chance of infection ; complete loss of vision or even eye. This is not recommended. ...Read more
Eye lightening: There is no permanent way currently to lighten dark colored eyes. There are investigational lasers currently undergoing trials. You could always consider a prescription cosmetic colored contact lens....these are available in a wide variety of colors ...Read more
How can one improve the strength of your eyes thus improving the quality of your vision naturally?
Not really effective: This has been a hope for the last 100 years that somehow exercising the muscles that move the eyes, can somehow affect focusing. There is no evidence for this but you can spend a lot of money on such programs for no effect. You will see better with eyeglasses or contacts and discuss with your ophthalmologist whether lasik or prk would be helpful. ...Read more
I have bad lighting to a lesser extent. Is there any way for your eyes to go back into it's original position naturally, any suggestions?
Do you mean you: Need better lighting to see things better? If so the remedy is simple, read with better lighting. Aging can bring on the symptoms you decsribe. ...Read more
Lubricate!: You can try lubricating the eyes with artificial tears one drop 3-4 times a day and taking oral omega 3's like evoa dry eye supplements to stimulate more and better tear production. This will work if they are red due to dryness. Some people just do not have as white as eyes as others. There is nothing you can do to change this that I am aware of. ...Read more
Yes when stress: Occurs all normal responses go haywire and not blinking to blinking too much is entirely possible. Humans have an array of emotion and responses so get this checked out, by seeing a therapist and seeing an eye doctor is no emotional issues are causing the physical issue of not blinking. ...Read more
My eyes are a very dark and my kid has very light. She been mistaken for someone else's child. How can I make eyes brighter without makeup& naturally?
There isn't: Unfortunately, there are many scams out there that try to sell "change your eye color" or "make your eyes white" procedures out there, all with disastrous results. Please appreciate your own beauty and learn to use contrasts and make up to make your eyes to stand out! ...Read more
I've a bit dark color under my eyes before. Now it has become darker, puff out a bit, and more noticeableWhy is this? How to naturally cure it? Details.
Allergies: Darkening skin under the eyes associated with puffy skin is most likely to be from allergies. You can start by taking over the counter antihistamines. Eliminating allergens from the house, like pet dander. Cold compresses can also help. If the symptoms continue you may want to be tested to see what you are allergic to. ...Read more
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Brown: Brown. But why cover green eyes.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: A person can have "off white" eyes but not yellow. This needs to be examined for systemic causes. ...Read more
Long time dream: This is not possible with current pharmacology or technology. You can wear color changing contact lenses although I would not call that "Natural". ...Read more
Subsequent to my last meth use, my eyes sunk back terribly. Will this go away naturally in a couple weeks?
Assume you mean: Methamphetamine. I sincerely hope that your "last" meth use will actually be your last methamphetamine use. If your use was limited, physical changes should gradually normalize, but many people with chronic methamphetamine use age terribly and look 20-30 years (or more) older than their actual age. Dental problems that develop can be permanent. Quit and stay quit. Get help if needed. Good luck. ...Read more
If I have dark brown eyes, can I get blue-colored contacts to make it look like I have naturally blue eyes?
No: Unfortunately you can get blue contacts, but they will need to be dark blue in order to cover your natureal dark brown eye color. ...Read more
Hi Doc, I have some grey spots in my eyes, how can I get rid of them naturally to get back that white pearly look?
Color: Is genetically based. You only option would be tinted contacts, for cosmetic reasons, ...Read more
Dark Circles: These circles, also called chloasma is a discoloration or pigment concentration usually under the lower lid, but be anywhere on the face, can be caused by simple familial resemblance. In the acquired types, birth control pill, hormone therapy, sun exposure are among the most common. I ophthalmology it is seen in pts receiving glaucoma drops called prostaglandin analogs (xalatan, lumigan, travatan). ...Read more
What to do if I have naturally green eyes and the iris (around pupil) is a forest green-ish then around the iris is yellow around the yellow is green?
Not to worry: There are many variations of iris color and structure. As long as the eye sees well and functions well, you do not have to worry about these details of iris color. ...Read more
Doctor can ones eyes be straighten whereby the person was not born with it naturally but due to an accident such a person has been affected. Advice me?
In short yes: See an ophthalmologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dark circles in eyes: There are many causes for circles under eyes to occur: racial, occupational sun exposure, certain glaucoma medications, fatigue, insomnia and the list goes on. Some circles will subside if the cause is a temporary one and is removed. In some cases a lower blepharoplasty (lid tuck), will improve the appearance as the prominent orbital fat is also removed. Cosmetic creams work not as they claim. ...Read more