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Radial: The iris muscles which respond to more and less light, are radial in position. The resting position is the normal size of the pupil in normal light and with less light, the muscles contract and open the pupil. Since they are radial (like the spokes on a bike), they open and close the iris in a circular pattern. Very clever mechanism. ...Read more
No really should not: Even after death what difference does it make if the iris color changes. ...Read more
Red sclera: The red sclera is most likely a spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage which is inconsequential more often than not. Leave it alone and it will be absorbed in 10 days or so. The change in iris color is most likely an apparent change, due to the surrounding red. If however, there is true change in iris color you should have it checked by your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Can't : No. There is no elective medication to change eye color. In individuals affected by the disease glaucoma, a therapeutic agent used to lower eye pressure, called a prostaglandin analogue, has a side effect of changing iris color. If you need glasses to see well, you could discuss with an ophthalmologist wether contact lenses are right for you. These can be colored. ...Read more
Rarely: Trauma cause cause iris damage including a change in color but this is uncommon. ...Read more
If you were to blow too hard when useing the frenzel maneuver to clear your ears could it cause damage to the eye resulting in a change in iris color?
No: Your iris cannot change color that way! it is possible to pop a blood vessel in the white area though. This would cause a red spot there. ...Read more
I've noticed that I had a white speck on the top corner of my iris, it's been there for almost three weeks, my vision hasn't changed much although.
Spot on iris: likely has been there for longer and you just noted it. Take a picture and consult with one of our ophthalmologist here. ...Read more