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post #11 of 95
I can see this being popular in 300 years or so when blue eyes are all but gone naturally, since they are (apperently) slowly disappearing, though they apperently aren't recessive...

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The once-held view that blue eye color is a simple recessive trait has been shown to be incorrect. The genetics of eye color are so complex that almost any parent-child combination of eye colors can occur.
Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_color
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post #12 of 95
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People with sensitive blue eyes are more sensitive to sunlight since melanin protects the eyes from UV rays and light. Blue eyes have less melanin.
This. I have light blue eyes and it is somewhat of a problem. Of course I'm used to it so I can't say how it would compare to brown eyes. But, I get the feeling the procedure would be popular until the people who had it done started complaining, then it would die off.
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post #13 of 95
blue and brown eyes are for sissies, real men have green eyes.
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I bet some diehard Arrested Development fan will get this procedure done, just to walk out of surgery and say "I just blue myself!"
    
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post #15 of 95
Now find a way to do the opposite (easier said than done) and we'll have something useful. If they find a way to only change the color of certain parts, extreme tattoo freaks will be queuing up for all sorts of shapes and patterns in their iris.
post #16 of 95
This is likely going to be popular amongst some ethnic races as a new few form of cosmetic race alteration. It's already common for asian people to have cosmetic surgery to look more westernised, especially the Japanese. Some black people actually use skin lightening techniques as it is.

Eye colour changes would really help their transformation. Although why some people can't be proud of their race is beyond me.
 
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post #17 of 95
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blue and brown eyes are for sissies, real men have green eyes.
Correction


Brown eyes are more "dominate" for men

Blue eyes is considered "submissive" for guys
    
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post #18 of 95
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Correction


Brown eyes are more "dominate" for men

Blue eyes is considered "submissive" for guys
Perhaps around the bars you frequent
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Brown eyes are more "dominate" for men

Blue eyes is considered "submissive" for guys
I have Blue eyes, i'm far from submissive
 
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post #20 of 95
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Brown eyes are more "dominate" for men

Blue eyes is considered "submissive" for guys
That is correct. Even cartoons pretty much always use blue eyes to make a character more feminine.
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