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How can a black person have blue eyes?

How can a black person have blue eyes?

Complicated genetics: Typically, dark-skinned folks have dark colored eyes, light-skinned folks from europe have light colored (often blue) eyes. In america, there are many black people with a fair amount of european ancestry in their background. Depending on the amount of european ancestry a black person has, it is possible for some blue-eyed genes to emerge. ...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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How can a black person end up with blue eyes?

How can a black person end up with blue eyes?

Colored contact lens: We fit ciba freshlook colours soft contacts for this with good success. However, it is difficult to achieve "true blue' eyes. It "looks" artificial. A great choice is actually their grey or honey lenses. Creates a nice look. ...Read more

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2 african american parents. Moms grandfather was white with blue eyes. The baby turned out white with blue eyes statistically what odds was this?

2 african american parents. Moms grandfather was white with blue eyes. The baby turned out white with blue eyes statistically what odds was this?

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. ...Read more

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Why would someone's blue eyes turn darker almost black?

Why would someone's blue eyes turn darker almost black?

Heredity or disease: This is increased melanin in the iris. This can happen from medication, heredity, or metabolic issues. This should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to why would blue eyes turn darker almost black?

I'm curious as to why would blue eyes turn darker almost black?

It is Melanin inIRIS: Melanin is the pigment it can make freckles brown and it can make iris of the eye which gives its colour as retina is transparent.At birth the iris is devoid of melanin and that gives the blue colour. But by 9months to 12 months iris of the baby gets melanin and may turn brown or dark brown but brown eyes at birth never turn blue. ...Read more

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How can someone have black hair and bright blue eyes genetically?

How can someone have  black hair and bright blue eyes genetically?

Genes: The genes for hair and eye color are separate so that combination would depend on having the dominant gene for dark hair and the recessive blue eye genes. ...Read more

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Im 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?

Im 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?

Blue eyes are..: ..A recessive trait. In order for a child to have blue eyes, both parents need to carry the gene for blue eyes, which they might even if their eyes are not blue. Since your daughter has blue eyes, both her parents have the blue eye gene. ...Read more

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Girlfriend was in the sun all day and she now has a small black spot on her upper eye lid. She is light skinned with blue eyes and the spot was just n?

Girlfriend was in the sun all day and she now has a small black spot on her upper eye lid. She is light skinned with blue eyes and the spot was just n?

Freckle: Chances are this is a freckle or light mole that became darker as the sun rays activated the melanocytes. There are many other possibilities, but would have to know more. ...Read more