Contrary to popular belief, it's also possible for two blue-eyed parents to have a brown-eyed child. Eye colors depend on the amount of pigment (melanin) found in the iris and how it is distributed. Light gray-blue eyes contain much less pigment than extremely dark brown eyes. And there are many shades of eye color in between.
Sep 20, 2007 · Middle East Asia until India Asia has been invade by Aryans. Some Aryans have bright colored eyes. South East Asians have mixed Indian and Chinese heritage due to the location between China and India. The Eastern Asians are of mongoloid stock. Siberian to Middle Asia regions also have people with bright colored eyes. May 21, 2012 · Page 1 of 2 - Was your Eurasian baby born looking Asian? - posted in Your Family: My 2 week old DS is half Chinese, but he has fair hair and his eyes are almost always closed, and he just doesn't ...
Apr 18, 2010 · 2 Responses to “The Probability of Blue Eyes” This blog caught my eye-no pun intended-because of it’s title. I have blue eyes and have always been proud of them. I was curious to see the actual probability of having blue eyes. I really enjoyed the blog, however, there was no statistics mentioned. May 30, 2012 · I took a few photos of him at the time, and a few more later on a follow-up. An ophthalmologist friend had this to say about his unusual eyes: [quote]”The picture of the little boy with the blue eyes and dark skin probably represents Ocular Albinism or Nettleship-Falls albinism, or Juvenile uveitis. This color is semi-rare and is a combination of several other colors including green and brown. Hazel eyes have less melanin than brown eyes, but more than blue eyes. This eye color can be difficult to define since there is often substantial variation in this eye color. Hazel eyes often appear to shift in color from brown to green. Many think that Asians with blue or green colored eyes are wearing contact lenses. In fact, people of Asian ancestry, such as the Chinese children shown here, can have naturally blue, green or hazel eyes, due to a gene mutation or via parents with European ancestry on both sides who carry the gene for the particular color. Blue Eyes - Blue eyes are quite rare and are becoming less common. A few generations ago 30% of those born had blue eyes; now that number has decreased to about one in six. This eye color is often found among people of European descent. It is believed that every person with blue eyes shares one common ancestor.
People with brown eyes may be less vulnerable to certain diseases. For example, people with brown eyes appear less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration than people with light-colored eyes. Also, people with brown eyes have a lower risk of type 1 diabetes and melanoma of the eye, compared with individuals with light blue eyes. Most Asian people have dark colored eyes, but occasionally you can see a blue eyed Asian baby. Before wondering if that Asian baby with blue eyes is actually the descendant of Caucasian parents, keep in mind that recessive genes are present in all parts of the globe and yes, Asians can have naturally blue eyes (and green, for that matter).