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Doctor insights on: Why Do I See Two Different Colours In Each Eye

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Why do I see two different colours in each eye?

Why do I see two different colours in each eye?

Heterochromia: The appearance of the iris (color) of the eye to have two different colors often shows up early in life. Heterochromia ("different color") is usually normal. If this appearance develops in adulthood, it should be evaluated by an eye doctor. If one eye appears "bluer" than the other, the issue may be on the cornea (clear window of the eye). ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why i see two different colours in each eye?

Could use expert help with why i see two different colours in each eye?

Only way to : Determine what is going on with this is to see or examine your eyes. See an ophthalmologist for this. ...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 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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Can you switch to different brands of solutions every month or two, with your eye contacts?

Can you switch to different brands of solutions every month or two, with your eye contacts?

Yes: You can, but there is no need to do this. Use the highest quality name brand and stay away from unknown brands. Happy seeing! ...Read more

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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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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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Can the two of your eyes react to light differently?

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 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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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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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'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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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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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