What Is Heterochromia?
Heterochromism is a condition in which a person has eyes of different color tone. It is mostly congenital and inherited. Heterochromia does not appear very much in humans. Sometimes it has negative effects on human psychology.
heterochromia is a harmless condition, and if it affects the psychology of a person negatively, these laser methods can be used only on the request of the patient to relieve this color difference.
for now the only solution for heterochromia disease in world is ”MYlumineyes laser technique” made by ”Op.Dr.Mustafa Mete”.
what causes heterochromia?
-cultural (most common)
after the traction
– drugs for eye drops
Heterochromic iris is the discoloration of the eyes. It is due to the relatively high or low distribution of the melanin pigment that gives the irise pigment. The reason for this difference in distribution is a mutation that occurs in autosomal chromosomes.
A heterochromide may have two different colors, as the two eyes may have different colors.
Heterochromia iris is often inherited and does not indicate any disease. However, in some cases it can be later recovered and in this case some diseases may need to be suspected. These diseases include diseases and problems such as glaucoma, incontinentia pigmenti, Parry-Romberg Syndrome, Neurofibromatosis, Chromosome 8 Trisomy, Eye Hemorrhage, Eye trauma.
What are the other reasons?
Eye Drops: Prostaglandin analogues, especially used for glaucoma. Hold eye is darker
Fuchs uveitis: The retained eye is lighter
Herpetic uveitis: The retained eye is lighter
Pseudoexfoliation syndrome: The retained eye is lighter
Pigment dispersing syndrome: The retained eye is lighter
Juvenile xanthogranuloma: The retained eye is lighter
Iris trauma: The retained eye is lighter
Previous eye surgery: The retained eye is lighter
Iris melanoma: The retained eye is darker in color
Iris nevus: Hold eye is darker
Congenital Horner’s syndrome: The retained eye is lighter
Parry-Romberg syndrome: The retained eye is lighter
Waardenburg syndrome: The retained eye is lighter
Ota Nevusu (Okulodermal melanocytosis): The retained eye is darker in color