I Have Sectoral Heterochromia

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    Central And Sectoral Heterochromia

    I have central heterochromia in both eyes and sectoral heterochromia in my right eye.
    ParadisoSH ParadisoSH
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jun 29, 2012

    Believing I Had Something Special

    Since about 7th grade when my eyes turned green I noticed a small speck of blue in my right eye. It gradually grew to take up a quarter of the space, but I didn't think anything of it. When browsing ifunny this summer I came across and picture of heterochromia. I've heard of it...
    Vickadillo Vickadillo
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 6, 2013

    Half Blue, Half Brown Eye

    I posted a story about my eye coloration under the "Have two different colored eyes" group.  Peace.  This is technically the correct group though.
    Halveye Halveye
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Jan 23, 2009

    I Have Sectoral Heterochromia

    I was born with blue eyes, but when i was 2 or 3 my eyes turned Hazel but my left eye has a couple of brown sections in it. I got tired of not knowing what it was so I searched it and found out its cal Heterchromia Iridium, I am pround to say I have sectoral heterchromia =]
    rebexxlove68 rebexxlove68
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 16, 2012

    Didnt Know There Was A Name For This Condition .Now I Do !

    Hi my story is I have always had partial heterochromia, I have green eyes with about a quarter brown, people have said to me , oh do you know you have different coloured eyes, yes , think I do ! Even at opticians do you know you have a brown patch in your eye, Went to school...
    helsga helsga
    46-50, F
    Aug 29, 2013

    My Daughter Has This

    She is 5 now, but ever since she was a baby people have been asking me whats wrong with her eye. I asked her doctor once and she told me that its just her eye nothings wrong with it. Doing some research of my own and found this page. Her eyes are blue on the outside with a brown...
    bigredhuskers bigredhuskers
    22-25
    Aug 22, 2012

    My Eyes

    I just recently found out about my "rare" sectoral heterochromia. My doctors used to always love looking at my eyes when I would go in for checkouts every year, but I thought they were just saying that as a compliment. I am adopted, so I don't know what my birth parents may or...
    Jillwhite Jillwhite
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    My left eye is half hazel

    and half green, while my right eye is half ice-blue and half grey. Most of the times, as soon as people meet me, the first thing they say is: "Wow! Your eyes are amazing!" or "I love your eyes!" It feels good having such a rare condition. People always compliment my eyes...
    Stythe Stythe
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 27, 2014

    They Are Intriguing

    My eyes are considered to be blue.  They are not blue, though.  They are blue and light brown.  I have patches of brown in my blue eyes.   I never knew what color to call my eyes.  I asked a professional, (or an eye doctor).  He said blue. ...
    BBUDS BBUDS
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 12, 2010

    Wow

    i never knew till now why my brown eyes is different at the bottom of the left eye. i dont know why im so intrigued but i am. i never knew why just figured genetics and now i know the name.
    youngvcc07 youngvcc07
    18-21, F
    Jan 11, 2010

    Unusual Sectoral Heterochromia

    Thank you for this group.  It's nice to connect with other people about this and learn from each other.  What I am trying to figure out is how many of us share the same ethnicities to determine if this is more prevalent among certain people or just an anomaly.   I...
    GreenEyedGranny GreenEyedGranny
    46-50, F
    1 Response Aug 24, 2010

    I Think It'S Cool

    People can know me for years until they notice. Then they spaz out and they're like "Hey guys, check it out, Emily's eyes are different colors!" and then everybody comes over and they wanna see which is kinda awkward. But i like the attention. I think it's cool that I think it's...
    dontyouwish dontyouwish
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 10, 2013

    Donna

    I am almost 50 years old and have never gotten an answer about my eyes.  Of all things, I learned about it from watching CSI New York!  I was so excited to have an name for it. I have sectoral in my left eye and central in my left.
    Dmelo Dmelo
    46-50
    Apr 5, 2012

    Sectoral Heterochrmians In The House!!!

    It is really cool to find out other people who have this! I have it in my left eye 3/4 of it is brown and 1/4 of it varies from grey to blue to green, anyone elses change color?
    abogner abogner
    22-25
    2 Responses Jan 4, 2013

    My Eyes

    I just recently found out about my "rare" sectoral heterochromia. My doctors used to always love looking at my eyes when I would go in for checkouts every year, but I thought they were just saying that as a compliment. I am adopted, so I don't know what my birth parents may or...
    Jillwhite Jillwhite
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2013

    Daughter

    I am not sure if my daughter has sectoral heterochromia - she is only 2 months old but one of her eyes is very blue the ohter one is very blue on the bottom and half blue half brownish on the top - when will i know if she has this?
    izzyg izzyg
    31-35
    1 Response Nov 20, 2008

    I'Ve Always Had It

    I know lots of people get this from getting hit in the eye! I'm pretty sure that's what happened to David Bowie... But I've had this all my life. I've only met one person who had this. My eyes are blue green, but almost half of my left eye is brown. I really like it, and don't...
    BaileyRae5 BaileyRae5
    18-21, F
    Jun 8, 2013

    Since I was born I have had hazel eyes with a

    brown slash through the right eye. Whenever I met someone new they would say "you have something in your eye" and I would have to explain to them that it was just the way God made me. Even people I knew for years would look at my eyes for longer and just realize that my one eye...
    nvboom nvboom
    18-21, F
    Apr 18, 2014

    All My Life

    Everytime someone finally notices they always say "Did you know your eyes are different colors?" I would just reply "All my life." I loved to examine my eyes in the mirror and i had loved the attention when my friends noticed, but as i got older, the question got old also. I have...
    Nhas1029 Nhas1029
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 12, 2013

    I have blue eyes, with just a little orange ish

    half in the left eye. it's fairly common I think.
    learntoswim learntoswim
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 3, 2014

    Partial Heterochromia

    I've heard it's hereditary, and I think I got my partial heterochromia from my Dad's side. He has dark brown hair with a blonde spot, and his grandmother had black hair with a lock of white. I've noticed this is a (relatively) more common trait in people of Irish decent? My...
    Jan 27, 2013

    Sectoral Heterchromia

    i was born with a line in my left eyes that was brownish, then green/blue eyes. i always grew up with people just staring at me and asking me i new i had a weird eye. i used to just laugh. i even like to see how long it takes a new person i'm meeting to notice it and freak out. i...
    rachelm1201 rachelm1201
    16-17
    1 Response Feb 5, 2013

    Sectoral Heterochromia

    I stumbled upon this site and think it's pretty neat.  I never knew the correct term for having part of one eye a different color. =)
    RachelNeu RachelNeu
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 22, 2012
    horrorstories horrorstories
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 17, 2015

    You Learn Something New Everyday

    My eyes are blue however a portion of my left eye is green, has been since birth, never thought about it much until I stumbled unto Sectoral Heterochromia through the internet this morning.
    GNORVIK GNORVIK
    46-50, M
    Oct 20, 2009

    I Thought I Ws A Freak

    I thought I was a freak for years.  My right eye is green with a patch of light brown at the top.  Most people don't notice it right away until I open my eyes wide.
    melusine1979 melusine1979
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2009

    I Met Somebody Else With It

    For the first time in my entire life, I met somebody else with heterochromia. And it just so happens that she's in my grade, rides my bus, sits right across from me, and has the same color eyes and spot. Cool, huh? Only hers is a little more bright and noticeable, and her eyes...
    dontyouwish dontyouwish
    13-15, F
    May 16, 2013

    We Are Not Alone

    I seem to be much older than those that post, but it is so comforting to know there are so many people with the same condition.  I always cringe when people ask me "what color are your eyes?" The other question that makes me cringe is "Do you know you...
    sudsy sudsy
    51-55, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2009

    Its So Weird That It Has a Medical Name

    its so weird. i always thought that there was something wrong with me. im 17 now and i only really took note of my eyes last year (2008). growing up i always had beautiful blue blue eyes. when i got to high school however, my eyes changed so weirdly!!! when i wake up, my one eye...
    honeybeemel honeybeemel
    18-21, F
    May 15, 2009

    I Have Dis Shiat

    I have one eye that's blue & brown and yeah I call them toilet eyes cause the blue is water & the brown is poop & the white is the toilet. Yep that's me guise.
    Jenspearl Jenspearl
    13-15
    Nov 20, 2012

    I Kind-of Like It

    I love my unusual eyes, but most people don't even notice until they have known me a long time. I also have central heterochromia so I have one eye that's two colors and one with four. 
    Mareola Mareola
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2009

    Sectoral Heterochromia

    Its actually my two boys who have sectoral heterochromia, one more pronounced than the other. The older of the two has brown eyes, albeit a slice of light blue in the left. My youngest, who is 2, has one completely brown, and one half-blue, half-brown. Im wondering, if in our...
    k4kitty k4kitty
    26-30
    Jun 4, 2009

    Its Spreading!

    ive always had sectoral heterochromia, ever since i was little. nothing ever happened to me, i was never injured or anything like that it was just there. it used to be just one small section of hazel/brown in my right eye with a darker brown spot ( the rest of my eye is an aqua...
    jadasaurusrex jadasaurusrex
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 30, 2013

    0,0

    I hav sectoral heterochomia in my right eye my eyes are blue but in my right eye there are two orange blotches in it pretty cool huh? :3
    Jazy14jazy Jazy14jazy
    13-15, F
    Nov 12, 2012

    You Learn Something New Everyday

    My eyes are blue however a portion of my left eye is green, has been since birth, never thought about it much until I stumbled unto Sectoral Heterochromia through the internet this morning.
    GNORVIK GNORVIK
    46-50, M
    Oct 20, 2009

    As Long As I Can Remember...

    I remember being about 3 and looking at the mirror discovering that my eyes looked strange. My left eye color has always been split. The top half is light blue and the bottom is green/hazel. The right eye is dark blue near the pupil and lightens up to the edge where the ring...
    ashpavbru ashpavbru
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 1, 2013

    I Have Sectoral Heterochromia

    I never knew there was an actual medical term for my eye color!!!! I started to read about it & to be honest, it made me a little nervous. I did not know it can be related to different dieases. I have a histort of autoimmune disease in my family. I'm 32 years old and already have...
    Storm1026 Storm1026
    31-35
    Feb 6, 2011

    I Always New I Was Different

    I just now realized that my strange eye color is called selectoral heterochromia. I never new there was a medical term for this. my right eye is grey and my left eye is grey with brown on the bottom half. My father had the same thing in the same eye! what a rare thing to happen...
    MissWagner MissWagner
    26-30
    1 Response Jan 10, 2009

    Nothing Much To It

    I have sectoral heterochtomia in my left eye and would never change it! I love when someone notices it and doesnt know what it is hahaha! Sometimes it's hard to see since its hazel eyes with brown but pretty cool nonetheless .
    Lrb870 Lrb870
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2012

    Just Sitting Watching T.v.

    just before xmas i was sitting watching t.v. a show called the sundaynight project(uk) and they had a guest on called simon pegg from hot fuzz one part of the programme is a mini quizz show and he said that he had sectoral heterochromia and asked if anyone knew what it...
    textpest textpest
    36-40
    Jan 16, 2009
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