Red eye in pics

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  1. rachmumtobe

    rachmumtobe Well-Known Member

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    I took a few pics of my lb last night with the flash on and in 3 out of 4, he's got one red eye and one white eye. I've just took some more and again he's got the same but then he's also got some where both eyes are red.

    Is this something I should be worried about?
     
  2. overcomer79

    overcomer79 LT-TTC success 3.5yrs

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    nope reflection must likely. If you take a picture of yourself...you may have red eyes too. Most cameras or editing softwares allow you to remove redeye
     
  3. rachmumtobe

    rachmumtobe Well-Known Member

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    I'm just worried that unless both eyes are red, that his right eye is white but the left is red
     
  4. overcomer79

    overcomer79 LT-TTC success 3.5yrs

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    could be the angle that the light hits.
     
  5. jd83

    jd83 Mom to 2 beautiful boys!

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    This happens sometimes in my pics, sometimes its just the angle that the flash hits one eye and not the other eye. Its also harder to edit these with it only being the one eye I've noticed, for some reason. i don't think its anything to worry about, I think its just the angle of flash hitting one eye differently.
     
  6. overcomer79

    overcomer79 LT-TTC success 3.5yrs

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    I really wouldn't worry unless you notice it looking at him rather than looking at a picture...then there could be an issue. Pictures are ok tho.
     
  7. special_kala

    special_kala love my bugs

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    Having a white reflection in a picture can be a sign of a tumour but it is rare. More then likely its just the angle.

    Maybe get your doc to have a quick look jsut to put your mind at ease
     
  8. m4nc3r

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    This is completely normal.
    White Light is made of up a full spectrum of colours. Some colours cover a wider range of angles in the spectrum - so if the picture is slightly side on, some colours may not be captured so instead of looking white like it normally would it instead appears red even sometimes greenish where the eye closer/further from the camera the picture may pick up the whole spectrum of light and that will instead look white x

    I would suggest that you try taking pictures completely head on to be sure. But personally I don't think its a great idea to use camera flash so close to a baby's (or anyone's) eyes and would probably just take photos during the day.

    If you're worried about the chances of his eyes being different shapes/sizes and that is why they capture the light differently, well see an optician maybe. But most peoples eyes are slightly different from each other (just like most womens boobs lol) and unless you have any other reason to believe your child has problems with his eyes I think it's probably safe to say it's nothing x
     
  9. rachmumtobe

    rachmumtobe Well-Known Member

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    Think I'm gonna get him in to see the doctor tomorrow as I won't be able to relax now without him being checked. Thanks girls x
     
  10. Susie28

    Susie28 Mummy to two Princesses<3

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    This happened in a few pictures that I took of my little girl a year or so ago. I wanted to absolutely make sure that nothing was wrong so I took her to the doctor who then referred her to an eye specialist. The specialist did loads of checks on her eyes and said that there was nothing to worry about but it was right that I had taken her to get checked as it is always best to be safe and to put my mind at ease. The likelihood is that there is absolutely nothing wrong, but It can't hurt to get him checked. xx
     
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    rachmumtobe Well-Known Member

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    Glad it turned out that nothing was wrong with your little girl. Yeah, i'd just be worrying all the time otherwise so I've got him in to see the doctor tomorrow. Hopefully it's nothing x
     
  12. Susie28

    Susie28 Mummy to two Princesses<3

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    It is probably nothing, but like you said, you will just keep on worrying if you don't get him checked. Let us know how he gets on. :hugs:x
     
  13. rachmumtobe

    rachmumtobe Well-Known Member

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    I will do :) Thanks x
     
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    rachmumtobe Well-Known Member

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    Took Fin to the Doctors today, she checked his eyes and said they look fine. I can relax now :)
     
  15. Susie28

    Susie28 Mummy to two Princesses<3

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    Glad all is okay, and that you can stop worrying now xx
     

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