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Mismatched Eyes can refer to:

  • Comically Cross-Eyed / Fish Eyes: Eyes looking in different directions.
  • Duality Motif: Differently colored eyes foreshadow/reinforce a dual nature about the character.
  • Electronic Eyes: One eye is cybernetic.
  • Exotic Eye Designs: Unusual pupils or iris shapes.
  • Glass Eye: One of their eyes is a prosthesis.
  • Mad Eye: One of the eyes is considerably weirder.
  • Magical Eye: One eye grants them magical powers.
  • Mark of the Supernatural: Marks the character as special in some way, whether as magical, nonhuman, or something else entirely.
  • Real Life: Heterochromia iridum Bear in mind that while healthy individuals can have this—see star baseball pitcher Max Scherzer—it is often a sign of medical problems. It can also be the result of an injury. Many cats, dogs, and horses, especially all-white or with white on them, have this trait.
  • Patchwork Kids: When the patchworking of parents' features to make their kid, is with the eyes, instead of some other part of the body.
  • Red Right Hand: To foreshadow/reinforce something evil about the character.
  • Shared Unusual Trait: Two or more characters have differently colored eyes because they're related or connected somehow.

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Alternative Title(s): Heterochromia, Boat Lights