• Question: how do we get the colour of our eyes and is it true that babies are born with blue eyes...?

    Asked by linda o flanagan to Fiana on 7 Nov 2018.
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      Fiana answered on 7 Nov 2018:

      Hi Linda, great question! The colour of our eyes is controlled by 16 different genes so it depends on what combination of these genes you get from your parents! Not all babies are born with blue eyes necessarily but eye colour can change up until age 2!