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There is a procedure being developed to change brown eyes to blue eyes. While it hasn't been approved in the USA yet, it's being developed by Stroma Medical, and undergoing testing in Mexico, the Philippines and Costa Rica.

How does it work?

The procedure use a non-invasive laser (that means no cutting) to disrupt the pigment in brown eyes; these laser rays would be absorbed by only the dark pigment which is what makes brown eyes seem brown. Then, the body will begin a natural process where the body uses scavenger cells to digest and remove the pigment. Two weeks later, the pigment is removed and you're left with blue eyes.

Isn't it...dangerous?

Absolutely. And there hasn't really been anything like a long term test done on this yet to see if there would be any long term damaging affects. Some eye doctors believe that glaucoma could be a major concern of this procedure, but there hasn't been any testing done to see if that would really be a likely side effect. This procedure has been being developed since before 2011 at Stroma, though, so we're likely to find out more about potential dangers soon.
If it is ever approved, it will probably cost $5,000, and the huge risk of developing eye problems. I think I'll keep my brown eyes; thanks very much...
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@Yerlen507 According this card, no, but I feel like they just haven't found them out yet, personally!
3 years ago·Reply
Huh. You know, if you eat very healthy, your eyes can actually change color. I know a few people Where it changes from brown to green. I'm in no hurry for different colored eyes though Hahahaha!
3 years ago·Reply
But what's the point of doing this permanently? I've always wanted brown eyes, but it never seemed worth it enough to seek out some sort of real change.
3 years ago·Reply
@beywatch Beauty? Fashion? I'm not sure, really.
3 years ago·Reply
Sometimes you just need a break from the monotony of brown eyes. I say bring it on!
3 years ago·Reply