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Eye Color Throughout the World

At least 16 genes determine your eye color.

Photo by Perchek Industrie on Unsplash

Your eye color is the product of pigmentation of the iris, which surrounds the small black hole in the center of our eye (the pupil). The color of the iris ranges along a continuum from very light blue to dark brown. Today, we look at the frequencies of these colors across the globe. First, let’s take a…

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Michael Hunter, MD

Michael Hunter, MD

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I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at www.newcancerinfo.com