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Child has got one red pupil and other white. Should I be worried?

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in flash photo, child has got one red pupil and the other is white
Posted Tue, 5 Mar 2013 in Vision and Eye Disorders
 
 
Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 1 hour later
Hello!

Thank you for the query.

Such symptom is called leucocoria and most probably is a symptom of retinoblastoma - eye cancer. I suggest you to visit oculist for diagnosis and treatment.

Hope this will help. Feel free to ask further questions.
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