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Is it possible to have brown eyed parents and grandparents, and yet have blue eyes yourself?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree

In brief: Blue requires 2

Dominent genes (a) require only one coded gene from a parent to express a color, while a recessive gene (a) requires a pair. At conception you get genes from both parents.
Daddy brown eyes aa or aa donates one(a or a)& mommy brown eyes aa or aa donates the other. The baby could have aa, aa, or aa. If aa then eyes are blue.If you have blue eyes, your brown eyed parents were both aa(carriers of blue).

In brief: Blue requires 2

Dominent genes (a) require only one coded gene from a parent to express a color, while a recessive gene (a) requires a pair. At conception you get genes from both parents.
Daddy brown eyes aa or aa donates one(a or a)& mommy brown eyes aa or aa donates the other. The baby could have aa, aa, or aa. If aa then eyes are blue.If you have blue eyes, your brown eyed parents were both aa(carriers of blue).
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Eye color

Yes.

In brief: Eye color

Yes.
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
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Dr. Richard Roberts
Clinical Genetics

In brief: Yes

The genetics of human eye color is extremely complex.
You live near a superb Genetics Department at Stanford--perhaps you could get some free information from them.

In brief: Yes

The genetics of human eye color is extremely complex.
You live near a superb Genetics Department at Stanford--perhaps you could get some free information from them.
Dr. Richard Roberts
Dr. Richard Roberts
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