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Whar does it mean when the iris of your eye begins to turn

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from green to white....
whar does it mean when the iris of your eye begins to turn from green to white. I had a cataract removal then a detached retina surgery in the past.
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Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.

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That is an excellent question.

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Could you take a digital picture of your eye, put it on your computer desktop and upload it to me using the paperclip on your screen?

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Even though you are offline I am going to stay in chat mode as it is easier to upload a picture on this system. I look forward to your response so that we can figure out what is going on with your eye.

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I'm sorry! The moderator just told me that the chat system was locked up and you couldn't see or respond. Let me copy my chat here for your review:
Dr. Rick : Hi. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
Dr. Rick : That is an excellent question.
Dr. Rick : Could you take a digital picture of your eye, put it on your computer desktop and upload it to me using the paperclip on your screen?
Dr. Rick : Even though you are offline I am going to stay in chat mode as it is easier to upload a picture on this system. I look forward to your response so that we can figure out what is going on with your eye.
You can upload a picture this way if you want:
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