The Mystery Behind The Eye Color And Why Greens Eyes are Special

The way in which a person’s eye color is exactly determined is still subject to study , but if you have green ones then you also have many good reasons to consider yourself special .  Of all the shades of color that can be traced in the eyes of a person, in fact, those that tend to a distinct shade of green are among the rarest in the world and, it is said, even the most attractive ones.

Here are some curious and interesting facts about green eyes and people who are lucky to have them!

The reason for green eyes (and all other colors).

The Mystery Behind Eye Color And Why Those Who Have Greens Can Consider It Really Special

The color of the eyes depends on two main factors : the type and quantity of pigments present on the iris and the light that comes to strike this curious and beautiful organ. Although this is a proven fact, the genetic explanation behind color determination is still not entirely clear. It is known that this is a polygenic trait (so complex) and that the genes involved in this process so far known are three : EYCL1, EYCL2, and EYCL3.

All this leads us to clarify that the green-colored eyes themselves do not exist, but they look like people who have a bit more melanin and carotenoids than the iris than those who have celestial or blue eyes (but a lot less than those who have dark eyes).

The curious thing is that it is thought that only 2% of the world’s population have this genetic tract ( most women ), ranking fifth in terms of rarities after the amber, violet, black, and red nuances.

Green eyes originate and are most present in the European continent (especially Northern and Central Europe), but there are populations with this trait also in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

What do you think of those who have green eyes?



There are numerous tests and questionnaires on the perception of green eyes and the feelings that the people who transmit them.

Among the features that are most noticeable, it appears that those who have this color transmit a sense of reliability appear clever and are considered particularly fascinating : all this because the strength of the brown color is combined with the light transmitted by the blue color.

Are you among the lucky ones with this color of eyes? Tell us what your acquaintances think of this!


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