HETEROCHROMIA - WHEN EYES HAVE DIFFERENT COLORS - OPHTHALMOLOGY

Understand why it is possible to have one eye of each color



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Having an eye of each color is a rare feature called heterochromia, which can happen due to genetic inheritance or due to diseases and injuries that reach the eyes, and may also occur in cats dogs. The color difference can be between the two eyes, when it is called complete heterochromia, and in this case each eye has a different color from the other, or the difference can be in only one eye, when it is called sector heterochromia, in that a single eye has 2 colors, also being able to be of birth or altered due to a disease