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Color Blindness

Most of us see our world in color. We enjoy looking at a lush green lawn or a red rose in full bloom. If you have a color vision defect, you may see these colors differently than most people.

There are three main kinds of color vision defects. Red-green color vision defects are the most common. This type occurs in men more than in women. The other major types are blue-yellow color vision defects and a complete absence of color vision.

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  1. Color Blindness (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... absence of color vision. Most of the time, color blindness is genetic. There is no treatment, but most ...
  2. Color blindness is the inability to see some colors in the usual way. ... Color blindness occurs when there is a problem with the pigments in certain nerve cells of the eye ...
  3. Ask a Scientist: What Is Color Blindness? Video From the National Institutes of Health (National Eye Institute)  
    ... April 30, 2013. Ask a Scientist: What Is Color Blindness? Skip video Switch to video with audio description This video features Dr. Sheldon Miller answering children's questions on colorblindness, whether it can be treated, and how people become color blind. Created on April 30, 2013. Ask a ...
  4. What Is Color Blindness? (American Academy of Ophthalmology)  
    Color Blindness/Start Here ... Color Blindness ... American Academy of Ophthalmology ... Color blindness occurs when you are unable to see colors in a normal way. It ...
  5. Color Blindness (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus)  
    Color Blindness/Children ... Color Blindness ... American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus ... GLOSSARY, TERMS, ACRONYMS, PHRASES, DEFINITIONS, ...
  6. Color Blindness From the National Institutes of Health (National Eye Institute)  
    If you have color blindness, it means you see colors differently than most people. Most of the time, color blindness makes it hard to ...
  7. Color blindness is the inability to distinguish the differences between certain colors. The most common type is red-green color blindness, where red and green are seen as the ...
  8. ... common forms of color vision deficiency (also called color blindness), in which people can perceive color but have ... symptoms of the condition. Achromatism Rod monochromatism Total color blindness Genetic Testing Registry: Achromatopsia Genetic Testing Registry: Achromatopsia ...
  9. Color vision deficiency (sometimes called color blindness) represents a group of conditions that affect the perception of color. Red-green color vision defects are the most common form ...
  10. ... children and adults, and for presbyopia in adults. Color blindness test. Color blindness means you see colors differently than most people. ... MD): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Color Blindness; [updated 2019 Jul 3; cited 2022 Oct 10]; [ ...
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