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Different color eyes genetic?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Yes

The color of the iris is a pattern defined by a number of genes and it is the combination of these that leads to the color we see in the iris.
The inheritance is not simple however, and prediction of color other than the browns, is tricky and unreliable.

In brief: Yes

The color of the iris is a pattern defined by a number of genes and it is the combination of these that leads to the color we see in the iris.
The inheritance is not simple however, and prediction of color other than the browns, is tricky and unreliable.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology

In brief: Maybe but....

Different color eyes usually genetic but can be a sign of inflammatory eye disease.
See your eye md right away.

In brief: Maybe but....

Different color eyes usually genetic but can be a sign of inflammatory eye disease.
See your eye md right away.
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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