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Doctor insights on: Do People With Blue Eyes Generally Have Worse Sight Than People With Brown Eyes

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Do people with blue eyes generally have worse sight than people with brown eyes?

Do people with blue eyes generally have worse sight than people with brown eyes?

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 more

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Blue Eyes (Definition)

Blue eyes are a genetic trait inherited from one's parents. Blue eyes may also be seen in certain hereditary medical ...Read more


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Is it true people with brown eyes see better than people with blue eyes?

Is it true people with brown eyes see better than people with blue eyes?

Possibly : In bright light. Similar effect to that of athletes putting the black unde there eyes. ...Read more

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Can people with blue eyes wear brown colored contacts?

Can people with  blue eyes wear brown colored contacts?

Of course: If you would prefer brown eyes to blue eyes, not the usual desire, then by all means wear brown lenses fit by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Does people with blue eyes wear glasses more than brown eyes?

Does people with blue eyes wear glasses more than brown eyes?

No Known Assn.: Visual acuity that can be improved with glasses often relates to the shape of the eyeball which is, as far as is known, not associated with eye color. The genes which determine eye color are being worked out: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002929707000407 and may have some weak association with risk of melanoma. ...Read more

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Could blue eyes be dominate over brown?

Generally not: Brown eyes dominate over blue. While eye color inheritance is somewhat mixed, if the only colors in question are strongly blue and strongly brown, then brown dominates. This means of the two genes for any one characteristic, in this case brown, if you have one brown (the other can be either), your eyes will be brown. You would require two blue genes to get blue eyes. ...Read more

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Are blue eyes or brown eyes more sensitive to sunlight?

Are blue eyes or brown eyes more sensitive to sunlight?

Either: Patients with both blue and brown eyes can be sensitive to light, although, in general, people with lighter eyes tend to be a bit more light sensitive. ...Read more

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I learned that behind brown eyes are blue eyes. Is that true?

No: Eye color is the result of a complex combination of the location and amounts of pigment in the iris. The thickness of the iris has an effect as well. ...Read more