How Does a Person Get Two Different Colored Eyes?


Heterochromia iridium is the term used for people who have a variation in the color of the iris in their eyes. It can also refer to skin tone or hair color. The color eyes a person has is determined by the amount of melanin that is distributed as well as concentrated in the person's genetic composition. A condition known as hypoplasia means that they have a low cell count and a lack of melanin, which causes them to get two different eye colors at birth. The color variation is actually just a lighter or darker iris in the eye which appears as different colors. Eye color changes after birth can be caused by other underlying conditions.
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