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I have brown eyes. the irises now have a grey halo is this

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I have brown eyes. the irises now have a grey halo = is this a problem or just age related? I am 45
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. James replied 6 years ago.

What you are describing is termed an arcus. It is commonly seen as people get older. It is usually not a sign of any health problems. In rare instances, it can be a signed of high cholesterol but most often, it is age related and no need to worry.


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