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Colorblind

Overview

The colour blindness is the medical condition where the patient suffers from colour vision deficiency. This is an inability on the part of the patient to perceive the difference between specific colours.


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Causes

The patient may suffer from colour blindness due to the damage of the eye, nerve or brain. It can also be caused due to the exposure to certain chemicals. It can also be generic in nature.


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Signs & Symptoms

The patient with colour blindness is unable to detect different types of colours. There may be patients who are unable to detect red-green colour or hues. This problem is common in Protanopia, Protanomaly, Deuteranopia and Deuteranomaly. It is more commonly found in men than in women. The blue yellow colour blindness is most commonly seen with Tritanopia and Tritanomaly patients.

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Prevention

It is generally said that there is no known treatment for curing colour deficiency. Though, certain types of tinted filters and contact lenses may be used for colour blind individuals so that they can see the colours more successfully.


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Treatments
Vision correction Modern Medicine

It is generally said that there is no known treatment for curing colour deficiency. Though, certain types of tinted filters and contact lenses may be used for colour blind individuals so that they can see the colours more successfully.

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