a rare genetic condition
Where it affects the body?
Normal vs. Albinism What's Different?
Usually people without albinism have normal pigments in their bodys (colors).
They aren't as sensitive to the sun and don’t need as many dark clothing.
They don’t have as much eye problems as people with Albinism do.
- Most people that don’t have Albinism usually don’t have white hair.
People with Albinism have pink eyes and white hair because of lack of pigments.
They need to wear dark colored clothes
People with Albinism usually have eye troubles like blindness and eye surgery if needed
Albinism in a Human
This is what a human looks like that is albino.
Albinism in a Plant
Thats right not only can humans get albinism plants can get it too this is a Hemlock with albinism
Albinism in an Animal
Different animals can also get albinism like this elephant it may not look like its albino but it is because you can see a lot more pink shadings on it.
Albinism in a Plant
Who and Where is it most affected?
The most usual of ocular albinism is in males that inherit an albinism gene from their mothers but it is not very likely. Results show that 1 in 20,000 people get albinism. One type of Oculocutaneous albinism occurs more in africa and some native americans.
How do you get it?
You can only get it through an albinism gene that’s in your parents. One of them is Oculocutaneous albinism is when both parents have an albinism gene and when it is passed on to the child and the other is Ocular albinism.
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