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CHild's eyes

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youcannotbeserious Fri 18-Jul-08 15:04:06

when i tak photos of my baby, his eyes come out looking differnt,,,, the pupils look different... Could this be problm?

it doea hapeen all the time but often enough?

could it be three is a problem?

littlewoman Sat 19-Jul-08 00:22:21

How do you mean 'different', YCBS? Different colours from each other, or sizes?

KerryMum Sat 19-Jul-08 00:24:52

the pupils will look different if a flash is used at the infusion of lite into pupil will make them contract

youcannotbeserious Sat 19-Jul-08 08:42:18

Thanks - One looks transparent and the other opaque.... they aren't different sizes.

mommy6 Sat 19-Jul-08 11:11:24

I found this i hope it helps.
take a look
If you think there is a problem see your GP.Its better to get it checked than to worry about it.

youcannotbeserious Sat 19-Jul-08 11:22:33

Thanks mommy6 - I'll take him to the Drs to get it checked. It doesn't always happen - in fact, it's only happened once or twice, but it's always the same eye, so I think it's worth getting it checked.

thanks

LilRedWhiskGers Sat 19-Jul-08 11:37:25

I've just noticed something similar with a photo of DD on holiday. One pupil is red and the other is black. Maybe I should get her checked out too. Although, all of the other photos of her are fine, so maybe not. What do you think?

Sorry for hijack. blush

SoupDragon Sat 19-Jul-08 11:44:12

I think red/black can be down to the angle - the flash has caught one eye and not the other.

It is always worth getting these things checked though.

The photos in that link are all taken diagnostically with the child looking directly at the camera I think. Maybe try taking one like this of your DD?

LilRedWhiskGers Sat 19-Jul-08 12:36:26

I've taken some straight on in a darkened room and both show red, so I'm sure it was just the angle of the previous photo.

The corneal reflex is not central on one eye, but again, that could just be my photographioc skills.

Thanks.

youcannotbeserious Sat 19-Jul-08 15:05:09

Yeah, I've tried the same and the photos come out fine....

I'm sure there is unlikely to be a problem, but given his age, I'm going to check it out next time....

SoupDragon Sat 19-Jul-08 15:14:29

I do think if you're at all worried you should see an optician (or GP? Don't know).

Onestonetogo Sat 19-Jul-08 15:20:04

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3andnomore Sat 19-Jul-08 15:35:23

don't you have to get a referral to an eye-specialist either through an optician or a gp?
I know that with my boys we first went to the optician for eyetests and they send a letter to the gp and they then referred us onto the Ophtalmologist ( I think...that is what they are called)

SqueakyPop Sat 19-Jul-08 15:38:02

The point where light reflects should be the same on both eyes. The shape of the eyes may be different in a baby due to the shape of the eyelids.

If the light does not reflect from the same points, then see your GP. It is actually one of the things they check on the development checks.

Onestonetogo Sat 19-Jul-08 20:15:54

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