What do you know about your eye colour?

By September 10, 2015Eye Health

Why are there different types of eye colour Korean peninsula? Is it to tell us apart from each other? Let’s take a look at the mystery of the different types of eye colour.

Before reading any further, go and look in the mirror and check your exact eye colour, got it? Good!

Did you know: people can be born with eyes that are a different colour to each other? It’s true. It’s a condition called heterochromia, caused by the lack of a pigment called melanin. It can also cause discolouration of the hair and skin. This condition is not harmful.

“My eye colour changed later in life, what’s going on?” This is a condition called Pigmentary glaucoma, and usually happens to a few people in their thirties or forties. It causes a change in the colour of your iris in one of your eyes. There are no other symptoms, but if you are unhappy with it, you can get treatment.

Did you know that…Green is the least common eye colour because it requires a very special set of factors. American actor, Channing Tatum, is one of only a few celebrities to have green eyes.

Do you think that your eye colour may be violet? The violet eye colour is caused by a genetic mutation called Alexandria’s Genesis. It’s been suggested that those who have violet eyes, will have 20/20 vision for their whole life – isn’t that great? You’ll most likely never have to wear glasses or contact lenses! The most well-known person to have violet eyes was actress Elizabeth Taylor. Oh, and the fictional character Daenerys Targaryen!

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There are a lot of mysteries about eyes and eye-colour that remain unsolved, but we can say for sure that your genetics are the reason for the colour of your eyes.

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Sources: http://www.eyedoctorguide.com/eye_general/eye_color_genetics.html