A 51-year-old male asked:
2 african american parents. moms grandfather was white with blue eyes. the baby turned out white with blue eyes statistically what odds was this?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Harold Peltan answered
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Recessive trait: Blue eyes are a recessive trait. That means that a gene for blue eyes must be inherited from both mom and dad in order to get a baby with blue eyes. There is not enough information in your answer to give a statistical probability.
Answered on Nov 7, 2013
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