Eye Colors

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Eye Colors: the colors of a human eye are dependent on the two main characteristics. The first characteristic that determines eye color is the pigmentation of the eye’s iris, the second is the frequency of light scattering in the stroma of the iris. Iris varies from light brown to black, the blue and green pigments are not found in the human iris, rather these colours are a product of lighting conditions.

The eye colors are based on genetics: blue, grey, amber, hazel, brown, green, black.¬†Blue, grey and green eyes are rare; most of world’s population has brown eyes. The eye color chart below depicts various types of eyes. Many now use contact lenses of different colours to alter their appearance.

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