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What are the odds of two different colored eyes?

What are the odds of two different colored eyes?

Very low chance: While there are no statistics, the chance of a person's two eyes being different colors (heterochromia) is extremely low. More commonly, some people are born with a segment of one iris being a different color from the rest. Also, certain diseases can either increase the brown color (nevus, melanoma) while others can lighten the eye (certain inflammations and glaucomas). ...Read more

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What are the odds of having two different colored eyes?

What are the odds of having two different colored eyes?

Very rare: In humans it is considered a rare occurrence. It is estimated at 0.006% odds. Or roughly 6 in 1000 people. That makes it roughly around 250, 000 people in usa. ...Read more

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How does a person have two different colored eyes?

How does a person have two different colored eyes?

Eye color: This may be congenital resulting from either horners syndrome or it could be a specific eye problem causing loss of pigment or atrophy of the iris of one eye. If it is aquired then it can be due to iris damage either from inflammation, trauma or surgery. The condition is called heterochromia. ...Read more

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How people have two different colored eyes and is it rare?

How people have two different colored eyes and is it rare?

Eye color: This condition is called heterochromia. It can be congenital (present at birth) or acquired. It can be associated with an inflammation called iritis and sometimes glaucoma. It should be checked by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's dangerous having two different colored eyes?

Please advise if it's dangerous having two different colored eyes?

Depends: There are some conditions that may lead to different eye color between the two eyes. Even eyes drops and surgery can affect eye color. You should see an eye md for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible for someone to have two different colored eyes naturally?

Is it possible for someone to have two different colored eyes naturally?

Yes: Congenital horner syndrome is an example. Some types of glaucoma, injuries to eye. Iron fragments inside eye. Even tumors of iris. An evaluation by eye physician is adviced. ...Read more

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What's the reason for my son to have two different colored eyes?

What's the reason for my son to have two different colored eyes?

See below: Heterochromia, different colored irides, can be hereditary. It can also be a part of rare syndrome such as waardenburg syndrome (white forelock of hair, hearing defect). ...Read more

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Heterochromia iridium (two different colored eyes) question - what are the most common combinations?

Blue and brown.: The most common combination is blue and brown. The next most common is green and brown. The difference in the eye iris color is due to the lighter colored eye having less melanin pigment in its iris tissue resulting in a lighter appearing color to the iris of that eye. ...Read more

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Can the two of your eyes react to light differently?

Not usually: If both eyes are healthy, and the neural connections are intact, both eyes should react similarly to light. A standard test in the ophthalmology clinic involves exposing each eye to a bright light to examine the pupil response. If one pupil does not react properly, that could indicate a problem. If you are noticing differences between your eyes, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What do you think could cause eyes to be two different colors?

What do you think could cause eyes to be two different colors?

Depends: It depends on the iris pigment density. Some people are born with it. If you got it later it could be you lost pigment in one side more than the other. You may need to follow up with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why are my eyes two different colors?

Could use expert help with why are my eyes two different colors?

Depends: It depends on the iris pigment density. Some people are born with it. If you got it later it could be you lost pigment in one side more than the other. You may need to follow up with your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Why do you have two different color eyes?

Why do you have two different color eyes?

Genetic: Different color eyes usually genetic but can be a sign of inflammatory eye disease. See your eye md right away. ...Read more

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What is it like when two eyes have different refractive error?

What is it like when two eyes have different refractive error?

It depends: If the difference is small, the brain can usually fuse the two images, especially with the help of glasses. When it becomes very large (anisometropia), it becomes more difficult to fuse and can result in amblyopia. Contact lenses tend to be better tolerated in people with large differences than glasses. ...Read more

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What if I wear two different colour opaque contact lenses, will any harm come to my eyes?

What if I wear two different colour opaque contact lenses, will any harm come to my eyes?

Not necessarily: Herpes will not be cured with antibiotic given for uti, gonorrhea may be cured if given Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for example, but certain strain of gonorrhea are becoming resistant to cipro, (ciprofloxacin) it also can help with chancroid. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if I wear two different colour opaque contact lenses, will any harm come to my eyes?

Could you tell me if I wear two different colour opaque contact lenses, will any harm come to my eyes?

No harm: As long as you have been fitted for a given brand and curvature of contact lens, any color is ok, so mix and match at will. ...Read more

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Been to two different eye docs this yr. Both says allergies on white of my eyes. Dilated eyes fine. Pass vision test. But vision been changing. What 2 do?

Been to two different eye docs this yr. Both says allergies on white of my eyes. Dilated eyes fine. Pass vision test. But vision been changing. What 2 do?

Treat allergies: If the optometrists diagnosed allergies then get treatment from them or your health care provider for the allergies which might be causing your vision symptoms. ...Read more

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Been 2 two different eye docs. Both says allergies but red lines on eyes since July. Eye pain behind eyelid comes and goes. Now seeing eyelashes. Why?

Been 2 two different eye docs. Both says allergies but red lines on eyes since July. Eye pain behind eyelid comes and goes. Now seeing eyelashes. Why?

Blepharitis?: Inflammation of inner lining of eyelids can cause irritation of the eyeball, leading to redness. It can also cause the eyelashes to be redirected toward the eye so that they enter the field of vision. Your symptoms are suggestive of blepharitis. You should ask about this. Make sure you see an ophthalmologist (someone who treats eye disease), not just an optometrist (who just prescribes lenses). ...Read more

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