I need to know for a school project and it's usually the people with green, blue or gray eyes that have this.
Also, my eyes are green but around the pupil it's noticeably orange...it's really odd because I don't really know what my eye color is because of this. Is it orange? Is it green?
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Without researching anything I'll just take a guess. If I remember right there was pigmentation inside the eye anterior (the retina is posterior) so that the light that entered through the pupil would be more focused on the retina/fovea instead of bouncing around the inside of the eye. Since blue and green eyes are on people with naturally less pigmented skin I guess that there is also less pigment inside the eye, which means their eyewalls have a higher albedo that allows some of the light that enters the eye to scatter back out of the pupil instead of being mostly absorbed...especially since orange/amber light has a longer wavelength and would get scattered less than blue/violet light.
Now I'll submit this answer and try to research if I was right or if I am a moron ...brb0
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