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Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Probably not: This is most likely a deposit of lipid term 'corneal arcus'. It is benign and will not affect the vision. If the eye is red, painful, or the vision is changing rapidly, - there are some pathologic changes that can occur in this part of the cornea which will appear like a blue ring. These are rare but will need an ophthalmologist to look at them. ...Read more

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Blue pigment under my brown eyes, should I be concerned?

Blue pigment under my brown eyes, should I be concerned?

Could u clarify: What do you mean? Do you mean your cornea the clear part of your eye over the iris? If it's the cornea it could be cholesterol deposit or scar. If there is blue on the while of your eye sclera then it means thinning of the tissue. This is more common among people with autoimmune disease. ...Read more

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June had sinus infect. Red in right eye?had eyes dialited, eyes fine. when turn head to left,right eye solid light red corner of eye, than red lines.

June had  sinus infect. Red in right eye?had eyes dialited, eyes fine. when turn head to left,right eye solid light red corner of eye, than red lines.

Again, more info: needed to help you especially after you said your exam was normal by your eye doctor. Was this an ophthalmologist or optometrist? If you weren't satisfied, you need to get a second opinion from an ophthalmologist to identify what your redness in your conjunctiva is from, or if it's allergy related, contact lens related, or other? We need more info to help you further.Please resubmit with the info, ...Read more

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Im mixed Asian and white and is brown eyes black hair. My husband is blue eyes blonde hair. My daughter got blonde blue eyes how did she get blue eyes?

Im mixed Asian and white and is brown eyes black hair. My husband is blue eyes blonde hair. My daughter got blonde blue eyes how did she get blue eyes?

Blue eyes are..: ..A recessive trait. In order for a child to have blue eyes, both parents need to carry the gene for blue eyes, which they might even if their eyes are not blue. Since your daughter has blue eyes, both her parents have the blue eye gene. ...Read more

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Does honey turn dark brown eyes to light brown?

Does honey turn dark brown eyes to light brown?

No: Honey has some interesting and varied health benefits but I know of no evidence it can change the color of your eyes. See http://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/10-health-benefits-of-honey to learn what it CAN do... ...Read more

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Purple halo around brown eyes?

Purple halo around brown eyes?

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 more

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I have brown hair brown eyes , husband has blue eyes blonde hair fair skin, will baby most likely have brown eyes and brown hair?

I have brown hair brown eyes , husband has blue eyes blonde hair fair skin, will baby most likely have brown eyes and brown hair?

Difficult to say: The genetics of human eye and hair color are very complex--you can pin the odds down better the more genetic history of eye and hair color you can obtain--siblings, parents, aunts and uncles, grandparents, great-aunts and uncles. There are odds tables based on this information. ...Read more

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Eye colour change/black ring around iris, should I be concerned?

Eye colour change/black ring around iris, should I be concerned?

Have eye doctor chec: Some lash enhancers in the form of mascara have weaker version of a glaucoma eye drop, that the side effect is longer lashes only while using the product. It also can change eye color (iris) darker permanently by stimulating the melanocytes (Pigment cells) on the iris. Bring your mascara in, and have this checked out. ...Read more

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My under eyes are dark and my eyes are vety tired?

My under eyes are dark and my eyes are vety tired?

Allergies: Allergies and heredity can be the cause. The skin below the eye is very thin and in some the blood vessels are close to the surface giving the appearance of the dark circles under the eyes. Rest, cool soaks can help but cannot completely get rid of the problem. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes discolored and have dark circles?

Why are my eyes discolored and have dark circles?

See your Eye MD: Discoloration of the eyes can represent chronic dry eye, chronic inflammation, family characteristic, etc., etc. Dark circles under the eyes are not related and usually just occur because the skin of the eyelids is so thin that you can see your circulation through the thin skin. For both problems you should see your eye md asap. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have yellow eye lids and dark purple color under your eyes?

What does it mean to have yellow eye lids and dark purple color under your eyes?

See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Causes of yellow skin around eyes, like a black eye but color yellow. Eyes white, no yellow skin anywhere else.

Xanthelasma: Sounds like xanthelasma. This is benign, and can be surgically removed for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more

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Red/black circles around eyesi have got dark red/black circles around my eyes. How do I treat that?

Red/black circles around eyesi have got dark red/black circles around my eyes. How do I treat that?

Ophthalmologist: Such a complaint is most unusual. You should schedule to see an ophthalmologist. It would be helpful to collect photos of yourself showing the abnormality and carefully document use of prescription and non prescription drugs as well as unusual dietary intake. ...Read more

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My stool colour is very dark brown with dark brown blakish patches, should i b concerned?

It can be serious: Dark stools can be a sign that you are bleeding somewhere in your gastrointestinal tract (GI system). The stool is black (melena) because the blood has been digested. It can indicate that you have an ulcer or lesion in the tract somewhere. You need to be seen by your PCP or a gastroenterologist. A basic stool test can help. ...Read more

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My 3yr old came home from daycare with very red eyes. No discharge in his eyes. Should I be worried about pink eye?

My 3yr old came home from daycare with very red eyes. No discharge in his eyes. Should I be worried about pink eye?

Yes: "pinkeye", or conjunctivitis, is a very common problem in daycare centers and school. It is often highly contagious, and spreads by touching. There does not have to be discharge for this to be conjunctivitis. Many case are viral, and self limited (go away by themselves) but an exam with a doctor, pediatrician or ophthalmologist, is advised to confirm the diagnosis and see if treatment is required. ...Read more

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16 month old with grey spots on Sclera both eyes.. Should I worry?

16 month old with grey spots on
Sclera both eyes.. Should I worry?

No: common enough and is called scleral melanocytosis the melanocytes are the skin cells that add color to the skin and this can happen in the eyes also see an opthalmologist if you are concerned, but is not a problem ...Read more

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Why are my eyes tinting yellow? and I'm noticing weird darker spots on my eyes... I am only 16 I don't drink.

Why are my eyes tinting yellow? and I'm noticing weird darker spots on my eyes... I am only 16 I don't drink.

Yellow eyes: Yello eyes means something is going on in the liver tree. this could be from a medication that harms the liver, a blockage of bile coming out of the liver comma theft of a large amount of fat infiltrating the liver, infection of the liver or a lot of blood cells being distroyed. you need to see a doctor to have blood tests performed and perhaps Imaging of some kind as soon as possible. ...Read more