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  • Posted By: kmpowers
  • October 8, 2006
  • 04:30 PM

Hello - I may sound a bit paranoid, but I noticed today that my daughter, who is 4 yo, has gold-colored rings around the outer part of her corneas. Her eyes are brown. She has also been sick on and off pretty much regularly. She keeps colds, coughs and earaches. I've been to tons of docs but they just keep saying allergies. Is that all this is, or should I be concerned regarding the rings in her eyes?

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  • If her doctor has seen the rings, and you're not satisfied, seek another opinion. There is an very, very rare inherited disorder that a patient can have brown rings of copper in the outer part of the eye. It is the inabilty for the body to naturally rid itself of excess copper. I say this only to address the rings. There are serious symptoms of this illness that your daughter does not have. I wouldn't worry, her doctor would have run tests if he thought the rings were anything at all. Good luck.
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    • October 10, 2006
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