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Im 62 years old and have brown eyes

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I'm 62 years old and have brown eyes. Lately the brown pigment at the outer edges are turning grey. Is it something to worry about. Basically I now have brown eyes within a grey ring.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Stevens replied 7 years ago.

Hello there


what you have is called arcus senilis. It is basically degenerative changes in the cornea and is very very common and never leads to any issues. This should not cause you any concern as it never causes any changes in vision, here is a picture for you to see, to make sure this is what you have, Have a good evening Dr. Stevens



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