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Heterochromia iridis

Other Names for this Disease
  • Asymmetry in the pigmentation of the irides
  • Pigmentary abnormality of the anterior segment of the eye
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  • My eyes are a blueish grey on the outside, with a yellow/brown ring around the iris. I have always just called them hazel, but after reading a little bit I am curious if this could be heterochromia iridis. My younger sister's eyes are just like mine too. Click here for answer

  • I have green eyes with a yellow/brown tint, but one fourth of my right eye is dark brown.  I've been wanting to know more about heterochromia iridis: what is it and how rare is it? Click here for answer