Scientists say we cannot be born with purple eyes, but why some people do.

Blue, Green, Black, Hazel is most common eye color. But, have you ever met someone who has purple eyes? It is said that there are only 600 people in this world have purple eyes, including has purple eyes. The famous actress Elizabeth Taylor and the boy in this video who is become popular because his eyes.(PLEASE CHECK THIS VEDIO OUT). His eyes are so beautiful. Although his brother didn’t show up in this video, it is said that his brother has same purple eyes like him, too. Scientists have proved that human cannot be born with purple eyes. We can only be born with amber, black, blue, brown, grey, green, and hazel. But some people indeed have purple eyes.First, let’s have a look on human eyes structure.u=2916013755,1816359334&fm=21&gp=0

This is an anatomy of human eye. Eyes are just like a camera. Cornea is screen, lens has variable focus and change its’ shape through the cilia muscle to adjust the focus. Retina is a very fine optic nerve tissue in the inner wall of the eye. It is like the film of a camera, which has the function of receiving and transmitting the image. Iris is a color dish which helps to adjust the light entering the eye. There are different color and density of pigmentation in different people’s eye. In most circumstance, white people have lighter color and less density of pigmentation. This is also the reason why white people like to wear sunglasses. Because of light eye color there will be more sun light get through into eyeball. In order to protect eyes are burned by sun shine, they will wear sunglasses during the day. Yellow people have hazel or brown. Black people always have most density pigmentation so they have black eyes. However, there are some exceptions exist. This video shows that some black people with pure blue eyes.

Now let’s discuss the most mysterious eye color in the world- Purple. We cannot be born with purple eyes, but why some people have purple eyes? Is it a gift or defect?

There are two explanations now for this phenomenon. First explanation is Alexandria Genesis. According to the legend, one night during ancient Egypt time there was a lighting interrupt peaceful night. Everyone went out see the light get purple eyes and white skin. They were called “spirit people”. After they got these facial features they start being not accep accepted by local people. They moved and disappeared at last. However, in 1329 a new born accepted and finally they disappear. However a girl who has purple eyes bo named Alexandria was treated as the reappearance of spirit people. She was the first person has purple eyes according to the record. Alexandria Genesis is kind of a myth.

Second is albinism. Some people have albinism disease which may be a small amount or no pigment melanin in the iris and it turns out that they have purple eyes. Sometimes if blue eyes people’s eyes got injured by sun it may caused appearance of blood vessels and they might end up having purple looking eyes.

Apparently, neither Elizabeth nor the boy in this video has such disease or injured. Is there any other explanation? Yes, that is mutation. This is the main reason that Elizabeth and other healthy children have purple eyes. However how does the mutation result in the purple eyes are still not being solved. What scientists believed is that if mothers carry mutation genetics. There is more likely that the children they give birth will have genetic mutation. We already known that no one can be born with purple eyes, but variety reasons can trigger mutation after they were born. What’s more, there is a large possibility that the children have blue eyes, but the under light they shows up like purple.

Eyes are the windows of heart. Whatever your eye color is you must to cherish it. Violet is the color represent loyalty and royal. If you have a pair of violet eyes and you are a healthy kid without disease. Don’t worry, accept this beautiful gift.


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