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What Is The Best Treatment For Heterochromia Iridis
No treatment needed: This does not cause any issue so no treatment is needed. If the color difference bothers you, you can consider colored contact lenses. ...Read more
I have heterochromia iridis. ..Is there any treatment for them? And I feel embarrassed because iam different from others
Not really: You could consider colored contacts - that would be the easiest way. Certain medications like Lumigan (or latisse) have a side effect of turning your light colored iris dark, so theoretically that could lessen the color difference. Personally, i'd go with the contacts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: The only treatment is color contacts, and they can scratch the cornea. ...Read more
Look in mirror: Heterochromia iridis means the iris of your eye (the colored part) is more than one color. There are various forms of it such as having a sector of the iris to be darker brown than the rest or even having two completely different eye colors. Central heterochromia iridis refers to the genetic trait also called center-brown. In this trait, the portion near the pupil is darker than the rest. ...Read more
Look in the mirrir.: If the eyes are a different color, there you are. ...Read more
I have partial heterochromia iridis, but my identical twin does not. Is this a sign that we are fraternal twins?
They are the same: Wikipedia has a nice description of this. ...Read more
Possibly: Heterochromia is listed as an autosomal dominant trait. If dad had the condition at birth (didn't develop it after trauma or other process) transmission depends on his genetic makeup. Most would carry one h gene with a 50%/conception transfer. If dad had 2 h genes, all his offspring would be affected. ...Read more
Heterochromia iridium (two different colored eyes) question - what are the most common combinations?
Brown and less brown: One eye remains brown and the other will be a lighter shade of brown or grey, blue or green. ...Read more
Not neccessarily: Heterochromia refers to two situations - two eyes that are distinctly different in color and one eye that has a sector area of darker area. ...Read more