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BLUE RING

11/23/2009

Question:

FEMALE AGE 54 WITH BROWN EYES AND HAVE DEVELOPED A BLUE RING AROUND MY PUPIL. WHAT DOES THIS MEAN???

Answer:

This sounds like a condition known as arcus senilis. Here are a few links to previous questions on this condition:

Arcus Senilis (05/24/2007 01:14PM) 
Unusual Change of Eye Color (07/05/2007 02:13PM)
Eye Color Changing (04/16/2007 09:13AM)

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Response by:

Andrew J Toole, OD, PhD, FAAO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University