What Your Eye Colour (Yes, Eye Colour) Says About Your Health



It's probably pretty safe to assume that most of us have never connected our baby blues (or greens, or browns) with an increased risk of skin cancer or a heightened athletic ability. But believe it or not, there's actually substantial research that correlates our eye colour with a variety of health traits—and in some cases, potential risks. 

Certain coloured irises are tied to an increased chance of developing skin issues like vitiligo and melanoma, for example, while others are associated with a greater tolerance for pain. Curious what your own eye colour says about your health? Keep scrolling to find out.