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Why are my eye colors different in each eye?

Why are my eye colors different in each eye?

Heterochromia iridis: Can result from developmental/genetic disorders (rare) such as waardenburg syndrome, parry-romberg syndrome, or sturge-weber syndrome or from physical trauma to the eye. An ophthalmologist may be able to shed more light on the origin in your case. ...Read more

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Are eyes different colors under a blacklight?

Could be: Black lights generally accentuate anything that is white, so the white of your eyes could glow brighter if they were already prominently white. ...Read more

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How does a person have two different eye colors?

How does a person have two different eye colors?

Most are: Born this way. Although there are a few other causes, such as chronic inflammation or trauma to one eye. Rarely melanoma can cause this. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 different colors in one eye?

What to do if I have 2 different colors in one eye?

Monitor it: You should have it monitored by an ophthalmologist. The issue is whether you have had it since birth (usually caused by an iris nevus) or if it is a new finding. I suggest always wearing sun glasses for protection. Photos can be performed in the doctors office of the freckle to monitor it. It is usually a benign condition and should only be treated if the freckle changes in size or appearance. ...Read more

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Do those who have different eye colors have different vision?

Do those who have different eye colors have different vision?

No: Eye color comes from amount of pigment in the iris, with lighter color meaning more missing pigment. Doesn't affect vision. ...Read more

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Why are some people born with eyes that are 2 different colors?

Why are some people born with eyes that are 2 different colors?

Many causes: There are many reasons to have 2 different eye colors. Google congenital horner's syndrome and Waardenberg syndrome to learn about a few. ...Read more

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What eye color should I put on my license if I have different colors each eye?

Not critical: Eye color is one of those identifiers that cannot be changed so it is part of the license listing of the individual. Is one of your eyes a different color because of a nevus (it will be brown), or due to injury or internal iris disease, or is there truly a difference (rare but possible for instance in a sympathetic nerve disruption due to forceps delivery). Use your best guess of base color. ...Read more

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Me and my husband have different eye colors, will our baby have both eye colors?

Me and my husband have different eye colors, will our baby have both eye colors?

Probably not: The factors that determine eye color are very complex, but generally darker colors are dominant genetically over lighter colors. Thus, if one parent has brown or dark eyes and the other blue, the baby will probably have brown (it might depend on the grandparent's eye colors as well). Note however that baby's eyes will not usually show their final color until they're older-usually blue at first. ...Read more

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If your eyes are different colors from the other, are you ok inside the eyeballs?

If your eyes are different colors from the other, are you ok inside the eyeballs?

Normally: Heterochromia iridis, or differently colored irises is a common occurrence. It happens in many normal individuals. Rarely, it can be associated with a number of genetic and a few acquired diseases, all of which can be diagnosed with the help of an ophthalmologist and other general physicians. ...Read more