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Brown Eyes Or Blue Eyes Dominant
Brown over blue: In general, the gene for "brown" eye is dominant and the gene for "blue" or :hazel" is recessive. Everyone is born with blue eyes, but in those of us who are genetically destined to have brown eyes, the irides (irises) will turn brown in the first six months or so of life. Those of us who are destined to be "blue"or "hazel-eyed" won't have that iris color change over time. ...Read more
Not at all: Iris color is determined by the amount of brown pigment it contains. A large amount creates brown eyes; less pigment creates a blue appearance. Eye sight is related to the shape of the eye and health of the retina (film layer) and optic nerve. Some eye conditions can lead to poor vision and blue eyes (ocular albinism), but eye color itself is usually not related to eye sight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if i could have a child with green or blue eyes even though I have dark brown eyes?
Yes: Your eyes require only one brown dominant eye color gene to make you brown, leaving room for a green or blue recessive gene in your mix. Dad would need to have a similar recessive gene to add, but these are possible. ...Read more
Possibly : In bright light. Similar effect to that of athletes putting the black unde there eyes. ...Read more
If I have dark brown eyes, can I get blue-colored contacts to make it look like I have naturally blue eyes?
When i was a baby i had blue eyes, as i grew up they turned green, and now i'm 18 and their slowly turning brown, i want to keep them green, how?
Sorry: The color of the iris is determined by your genetics. The iris is inside the eye and cannot be modified without harm to the vision. If you want different color eyes, the only way is to pick out a colored contact lens to wear over the front of the eye. ...Read more
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