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Purple Eye Discoloration
I have noticed purple/blue discoloration at the corner of the whites of both my eyes. No pain involved. Is this normal?
Picture: Can you provide a picture? This maybe normal, but some conditions can cause discoloration of the sclera. ...Read more
Purplish discoloration around eyes that just appeared few weeks ago. Has not worsened just stayed the same. It happened shortly after using cafax.
What is Cafax?: I have never heard of cafax. Please fill me in. ...Read more
I have red skin discoloration in outer corners of eyes. Also, purplish-red near tear ducts (skin). Why? From sinus infection? What can I do for it?
Possible infection: Redness of the skin around the eyes is typically from things like blepharitis, a type of inflammation of the eyelids, or from allergies. Rubbing the eyes can also cause the redness. The cause also depends on any other symptoms like itching, dryness, or discharge. A sinus infection would rarely cause the redness you describe. In any case you should visit your eye doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more
Yes and No: No: special contact lenses can mimick a purple eye. Now without contact lenses, yes, albino's lack iris pigment. If it is severe it looks more red than purple. Yes. Incomplete albinos can have purplish irides, because of transmission of light into the eye and reflecting from retina which is red is filtered by partial albinos as purple. ...Read more
My 13 year old has had for 3 days these thin long elevated lines over and under her eyes , they're reddish pink purple and shes definetly not hight ?
Shiners: Is her nose stuffy? These can be allergic shiners and can happen with nasal allergies if she has nasal congestion. ...Read more
Lipid (Fat) Deposits: Although this ring may look purple in people with brown eyes it is actually opaque white/grey. It is caused by lipid (fat) deposits around the periphery of the cornea. It is called arcus senilis. It is a benign finding and occurs commonly but in certain patients can rarely indicate elevated cholesterol and if asymmetric can indicate narrow blood vessels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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