I noticed this morning when I was looking in the mirror that there was a pitch black solid circle around both my [blue] irises and that it would get bigger and smaller in correspondence to my pupils (at the same time, same speed, and with the same size change). I also noticed that if the light was bright enough that the circle would get very thin and would be blurry and grey rather than solid and black. I do not have any symptoms of problems other than what is caused by different disorders I have been diagnosed with. I am not sure exactly how long the ring has been there since I only noticed this morning.
I need to know what this is and if I should be concerned. It is important because we (my family and I) do not have much money since my mom lost her job so going to any doctors would be spending money that is supposed to go to paying to keep the house. So I can not get it checked out unless it is a serious problem.
Wow that's a lot of problems for a sixteen year old. I admire the fact that you are informed enough to look for problems and to search online for answers. Given all your other problems and the fact that they could in some ways affect your eyes, you do need to get an eye exam by an ophthalmologist. See if you could ask for a discount given your financial constraints. You can also see if any of your friends' parents are eye doctors and see if you could go over and simply show them your eyes to see if they think it is anything serious. I don't think it is anything serious, but the only way to be sure is to get it looked at. Good luck.
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