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1 Eye Blue, 1 Eye Half Brown and Half Blue

Hows it.  I have grown up being asked all the time if I was wearing contacts that were colored, or what was up with my eyes.  My left eye is full blue and my right eye is exactly half blue and half brown at about the 2:40 position (10:20 depending on if looking in mirror).  I looked up a term that is supposed to be the genetic definition "Sectoral heterochromia iridium".  Haven't fully looked into the definition yet, but it might be worth looking into.  I'm in medical school, but haven't yet been exposed to relevant information on the subject.  I would be interested in hearing other peoples' stories of how this rarity has affected them.  I have found it to be a great way to start conversations.  For a guy, women definitely notice the different colored eye right off.  People are amazed that its real, and not some type of artificial contact lens.   Amazingly, my eye colors are in sync with my mother's and father's eye colors.  Mother=Brown, and Father=Blue.   It was nice to find a site to look into other peoples' experiences.  Peace.

Halveye Halveye 26-30, M 73 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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My left eye is blue and my right eye is exactly half blue half brown. First thing people have noticed about me my entire life. I am female. My mother's eyes are blue and my dad's eyes brown.

My son is one year old and his eye s where born dark blue at about 6 months we noticed his eyes had gone bright blue but hia left eye is half dark brown. I wasnt sure why and was very scared but the health viaitor re assured me it is fine its just the pigments in his eye.

I have found my people. I was shocked not to find any medically related info on this topic. Just out of curiosity- does anyone else have a seizure disorder? I have since age of 2. Disorder finally diagnosed as left temporal mesial sclerosis (basically a little scar tissue on left tempal). But my half brown part is on my right eye. Idk- just curious if there is any connections with seizures and the eye color. Btw- my parents ALSO have blue (Maternal) and brown (Paternal).

I have epilepsy, but i dont think its related. I've had it since i was 8, im 15 now. My eyes are slightly different from the post and comments too. Theyre both half blue and half green, hard to tell.

My left eye is blue with brown spots and my right eye is half blue and half brown. Lots of people think I'm wearing contacts as well but it's a natural thing. I was curious to see how often it occurred in others.

I have an eye that is full brown and another that is half brown half green, I had test done on me when I was younger but I was completely fine. Will this effect me in later life?

my left eye is all blue, and my right eye is half brown and half green

My left eye is completely green and my right eye's upper half is brown and it's lower half is green.

My daughter has brown eyes but half of her left eye is kinda bluish grey!!!

People often tell me that my eye looks like their dogs eye!

Mine are half Brown half hazel then full hazel

it's awesome ! people react the same way .. my left eye is solid blue and my right is 1/3 brown .

Same my dad and grandma and I all have it

I have almost exactly the same thing except my right eye is completely blue and my left eye is exactly half brown half blue. It didn't affect my life much except everyone is keep on telling that they love my eye one guy even proposed to my eye. It's pretty cool when you a girl many pretty cute guys stare in your eyes and compliment themxD. And my parents are the opposite of yours my mom has blue eyes and my dad has brown eyes:)

same but I'm a guy

My eyes are both blue, but the top of my left eye is brown. I found it interesting that its tied with colitis for my father has colitis. My brother also thinks he has it, so am I in danger of colitis because of my sectoral heterochromia iridum?

My left eye is light blue my right is half light blue and the other a light brown some say golden brown. My dad had light blue and my mom had hazel.

My left eye is green and my right eye is half green and half brown. My mom has green eyes and my dad has blue eyes.


I have a half blue half brown eye straight down the middle. Ill send you a pic.

MY son has the same his left eye is really dark blue and his Right eye is half green and brown his dad and i both have blue eyes and my other kids all have blue eyes so why is my son so different

Hi! I stumbled upon youre post because i also have differently colored eyes. I have mostly light blue eyes with a darker ring of blue at the edges however my left eye has a brown spot covering about 1/4 of the top left. Over the years it has increased in size (not drastically) and also changes color from light brown to yellow and sometimes a burgundy red.... although it hasnt caused me much strife through out my life everyone who notices just thinks its beautiful and cool lol

Hmmmmm interesting! My eyes is 1/2 blue and half green (right eye), the other eye 1/4 blue and the rest green (left eye). It is funny because my older brother to this day ( am 38 and he is 42) will still look at me, as if shocked, and say "wow! that is so cool!" I am still asked and have been for a long time if I wear contacts. When I say no, I get the look like... yeah right! ha haha Glad you posted to read =) By the way, my dad had all blue eyes and my mom had all green with black speckles at the bottom not connected to her pupil which I have as well. I have 3 children, one has green eyes, one has blue eyes, and the other hazel eyes...more on the brown side.

My son is the same way...his left eye is all blue...and his right eye is half brown...half blue...his dad and i both have blue eyes...

My eyes are exactly the same as yours and my mum has brown eyes and my dad has blue! I've always wondered why my eye is like this!?! I want too know more

My daughter was born with sectoral Heterochromia iridum in her left eye. The left eye is like yours, half brown and half blue, right down the middle! Her other eye is green which makes for a vibrant contrast and people notice them all the time. We have only ever received positive reactions to her eye and she is very proud to share her beautiful eyes with everyone she meets. My husband and I are very spiritual and believe that her eye means she is an old soul (meaning she has been reincarnated many times). That is a common belief in many Pagan traditions and is a rather interesting thing to read about. Be proud of your genetic mutation and flaunt it proudly! :)

Both my eyes are half and half, blue and brown. And both my parents have brown eyes.

My daughter has grey eyes like me and her father but she also has a section in her right eye that is brown looking at her straight on its about 1:20 but no one on her dad side has brown eyes and only my Nan and mum have brown eyes and they both have really bad eye sight its really weird, should I be worried that it might affect her eye sight?

i have one eye thats half brown and have jade green the other one is full brown

I also have one blue eye, one half brown and blue! Mom has brown eyes, dad has blue. I have seen cases of each eye being a different solid color, but have never met another person with one half and half!

My 19 yo son has one blue eye and one half blue half brown (at approx 1:7 on the clock) he was born with it and it has never effected him in any way. He has noticed that girls notice it more :)

My right eye splits directly in half top is brown bottom is hazel, my left eye is green. I live in Hawaii and I haven't seen anyone with this type of eye color. I didn't think it meant anything just really wished I had brown eyes. To those who read this, how is it for you to have a half brown eye?

My left eye is blue and my right eye is half blue, half brown....has been like this all my life (50+ yrs). I forget about it till someone mentions it to me or/and asks me if I had something wrong with my eyes. Both of my parents had blue eyes, my father's were a very light blue, while my mother's were a bit darker blue. My sister has blue eyes. No idea where the brown half is coming from.