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.
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.