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Do People With Blue Eyes Get More Cataracts
Occurs whent here is a clouding (or change in protein composition) of the normally clear lens (which is located behind the pupil and iris) inside the eye. Cataracts are most commonly due to aging, but can be congenital (born with it), due to trauma or uveitis (eye inflammation). Can be worsened by long-term topical steroid ...Read more
If I have dark brown eyes, can I get blue-colored contacts to make it look like I have naturally blue eyes?
No: Unfortunately you can get blue contacts, but they will need to be dark blue in order to cover your natureal dark brown eye color. ...Read more
I have brown eyes, it is possible for me to get blue eyes? I heard that there is a possible surgery for this. Can I possibly get it?
Former: Most kids have bluish eyes that slowly darken with age. ...Read more
My mother has blue eyes and my father brown. I have green eyes. I heard that this combo wasn't possible at all. How did I get this then?
No inherited: Color of your eyes is not directly passed down from your parents. ...Read more
I'm mixed Asian and white and is brown eyes black hair. My husband is blue eyes blonde hair. My daughter got blonde blue eyes how did she get blue eyes?
Yes in my experience: I don't have any scientific data to support me, but my blue eyed patients seem to report more sensitivity to light than those patients with brown eyes. ...Read more
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
Possibly: In bright light. Similar effect to that of athletes putting the black unde there eyes. ...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 more
Yes: The iris is a barrier with an expandable hole in the middle through which light passes to the retina. Its function depends on blocking all light that doesn't enter the hole. All iris pigments leak a little light, called "straylight, " causing glare and mildly decreasing visual acuity. Blue pigment happens to leak the most light. Of more consequence is blue-eyed individual's skin photosensitivity. ...Read more
Yes: Blue eyes have less pigment in the iris and therefore transmit light to the retina easier, increasing light exposure and sensitivity. Not all blue-eyed people are abnormally sensitive to light. Adaptation can happen, as well as the wearing of sun glasses for protection and comfort. ...Read more
Cataracts: There are many causes of cataracts besides uv exposure from a tanning bed-- sunlight, smoking, aging, certain medications, and heredity are all factors. So yes, you can still get cataracts even if you close your eyes during tanning sessions. Also, I am not certain that eyelids will block 100% of the uv radiation from a tanning bed. ...Read more
Yes And No: Altho common forms exist, the pattern can be mixed. ...Read more
Recessive gene: Inheritance follows 2 basic patterns. Dominant occurs when one of a double gene pair dominates the other & produces the outcome. In this case brown eyes. Blue eyes requires both eye color genes be blue. Any ethnic group including asians & afro americans could have blue eyes if it entered the gene pool somewhere up the line. It could pass in many generations of brown eyed parents before expression. ...Read more
What does it mean if the iris in your eyes look like broken glass blue eyes that look like broken glass
It depends: If your iris has always looked like this it is probably normal for you. However if this is a change from the normal appearance of your iris, you should definitely have it evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Grandmother was born with brown eyes but when she went blind she ended up with a blue eyes. Could the same be happening to me?
History: You need to find out the cause of your grandmothers blindness and if there is a familial history. There are several reasons the color of the eyes change, some are more serious than others. ...Read more
Can you tell me in human beings, brown eyes are usually dominant over blue eyes. Suppose a brown-eyed woman whose father had b?
Eye color: Is genetically complex with a number of factors that determine the actual color appearance. However the brown gene is dominant and the blue gene is recessive. Since only one dominant gene is required for brown eyes, then brown eyed parents can produce blue or brown eyed children, while two blue eyed parents should produce only blue-eyed children. ...Read more
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