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cats eye is turning brown where it was green

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cats eye is turning brown where it was green
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Cat Veterinary
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 6 years ago.

Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!


Is there a distinct mass or growth there or just a diffuse color change on an otherwise normally looking iris?



Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no growth or mass. Just chamge in color. Appears to see fine.
Expert:  CriticalCareVet replied 6 years ago.

Based on your description, the most likely cause for this is a benign melanosis.

An irritation of the iris, an iritis is also possible but a tumor is not likely (iris melanoma)

If you wanted to be 100% certain, this link will direct you to a resource to locate an eye specialist in your area - CLICK HERE

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The above is given for information only. Although I am a licensed veterinarian, I cannot legally prescribe medicines or diagnose your pet's condition without performing a physical exam. If you have concerns about your pet I would highly advise contacting your regular veterinarian.

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