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I am 61 years old. My eyes are more on the light side.I have

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Hi, my name is ***** ***** i am 61 years old. My eyes are brown more on the light side.I have noticed a a blue or purplish color on the outside of my Iris .So now where does that indicate. Help.............Martha

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This is likely a normal variation in the change in the color around the cornea edge outside the iris, and not harmful. However, conditions that can cause similar color changes around the outside of the iris should be excluded, including iron and cooper deposits due to abnormal body clearance and/or overload of these elements. I suggest that you follow-up with your eye doctor for closer evaluation of the cornea under the silt-lame and/or confocal microscopy and blood testings.

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