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My Iris Is Different
What does it mean when you have a dark rim around iris eyes are different color pressure from eyes up to top of head blurred vision and a sore nose?
Unclear : See your doctor. The area around the iris s the remainder of the eye known as the sclera. This is the white portion of the eye. If there is some coloration this needs to be evaluated by ophthalmologist. This area can be injected or red in appearance to inflammation. Part of your symptoms sound like presymptoms of shingles. Clearly needs further evaluation promptly. See your doc urgent care, or ER ...Read more
Line around iris: The line around your iris may be iris pigmentation variation or corneal issues. This may be completely normal/developmental related or it could be related to aging/disease. It does not sound like anything to be concerned about but i would see an eye doctor to be sure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ring around iris.: Most likely the "ring" in in the cornea and represents a deposition of lipid which is very common as we get older, it has been named " arcus senilis". However there are other pathological states principally affecting the liver that may cause such ring, example being the keyser-fleisher ring, a deposition of copper in the cornea. It is commonly seen in wilson's disease and obstructive liver disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Repair possible: Irises do not spontaneously heal. If torn in a way that the iris looks bad, or admits light in a peculiar way, surgical repair is possible to suture the edges together and make a more normal iris. Sometimes the iris loses some or all of its structure and there are now synthetic irises that can replace the natural iris. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
i have a white dot on my iris (near 12'oclock position) and when i blink it bothers/irritates me. I do wear contacts, happening for 2 days
Corneal ulcer: This is most likely (in a contact lens wearer) to be a bacterial ulcer focus on the cornea which appears to be on the iris due to juxtaposition. Remove your contact and seek help from the ophthalmologist to prevent this from spreading or deepening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Colored part of eye: 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 responds to light stimulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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