Top
10
Doctor insights on: Knitting Iris

Share

Iris (Definition)

The iris is a structure within the eye that helps reduce the amount of light that reaches the retina. The iris is known as the colored part of the eye, and can be blue, brown, or any color or combination of colors in between. The iris is the portion of the eye that ...Read more


2

2
How big is the iris in millimeters?

Iris size: Iris outer dimensions= 11 x 12 mm; iris inner dimensions= 3 mm. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
Please describe these white speckles in my iris?

Please describe these white speckles in my iris?

Normal variation: Iris color comes in a terrific variety - part of the beauty of being alive. Sometimes this is reflected with whitish deposits, really structural elements, on the iris surface. Enjoy them as part of human variation - they are not pathologic. ...Read more

4

4
Red halo ring around my iris?

Red halo ring around my iris?

Red halo ring : The red halo ring may be caused by irritation of contact lenses. ...Read more

5

5
How to reduce melanin in the iris?

You can't: There is no way to decreases the melanin in the iris, there is a medicated eye drop that can increase the dark color of your eyes though. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Little spot on iris, what is this?

Probably on cornea: The iris is viewed through the cornea and generally is constant in shape and apopearance. It takes some internal disease, surgery or disruption for it to change. Some irises do have pigmented spots or light spots on them but these are long term. More likely you have a spot on your cornea which sits overtop of the iris inside. If this is new, especially if the vision is down get evaluation. ...Read more

7

7
How are tumors in the iris treated?

Surgical removal: If it is truly a malignant tumor must be excised , if its benign it can be observed. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
White spot on the iris, what is this?

White spot on the iris, what is this?

Brushfield Spot: Probably a benign connective tissue spot on the iris periphery. Should be able to make an easy diagnosis with an exam with ophthalmologist using a slit lamp or biomicroscope. ...Read more

9

9
What could a white spot on my iris be?

What could a white spot on my iris be?

Normal: Everyone has variations in their irises, sometimes including a spot or two. Loos closely in the mirror, you can see how different your irises are from each other. ...Read more

10

10
What does white lumps on you iris mean?

What does white lumps on you iris mean?

Lumps on the eye: The iris is covered by a clear coating called the cornea. Most likely, the lumps you are referring to are on the eye surface, most often at the junction between the cornea and the conjunctiva. There are many possible causes for these lumps, including chronic sunlight exposure, infection and scarring. ...Read more