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Color Blindness Diagnosis Casper WY

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Ronald Eugene Gibson
(307) 235-4185
1705 E 12th St
Casper, WY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Jerry Larsen OD
Eye Institute
(307) 266-9988
1940 E 1St St
Casper, WY
 
Central Wyoming Optomtric Center
(307) 235-3144
145 W 9th St
Casper, WY
Services
Optometrist

PaulGustafson,O.D.
(307) 237-9494
Casper Vision Center,543 S. David St
Casper, WY
 
Eye Institute Of Wyoming
(307) 235-5384
301 S Fenway St Ste 102
Casper, WY
Services
Optometrist

Dr.Douglas Hodgson
(307) 237-4962
4400 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.8, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr Ken Morse
(307) 265-4324
485 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
 
Brattis Vision Clinic
(307) 266-2020
770 E 2nd St
Casper, WY
 
LukeD. Brog,O.D.
(307) 266-2020
Brattis Vision Clinic,770 East 2nd Street
Casper, WY
 
Eye Institute
(307) 235-5384
301 S Fenway St # 102
Casper, WY
 
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Color Blindness Diagnoses and Treatments

Colorblindness is a deficiency in the way colors are seen. With this vision problem, a person has difficulty distinguishing between certain colors, such as red and green or blue and yellow. Red-green color deficiency is by far the most common form of color blindness; less common is the blue-yellow deficiency. It is extremely rare to not be able to distinguish any color at all-this disease is called achromatopsia and usually accompanies other serious eye problems.

The cone cells of the retina are responsible for allowing us to see color. Each cone contains a specific pigment-either red, green, or blue. Color blindness occurs when one of those color pigments is missing or defective. The deficiency may be partial (affecting only some shades of a color) or complete (affecting all shades of the color). Color blindness sometimes occurs after a person is born. Some other diseases that can lead to color blindness include retinis pigmentosa, optic neuropathy, Alzheimer's, diabetes, glaucoma, leukemia, liver disease, alcoholism, age related macular degeneration, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, and sickle cell anemia. Injuries or strokes that damage the retina, optic nerve, or particular areas of the brain can also lead to color blindness. Some medications, such as certain antibiotics, barbituates, anit-tuberculosis drugs, high blood pressure meds, and several medications used to treat autoimmune and psychiatric problems, can cause color vision changes as well.

Symptoms You May Experience:
Certain colors may appear gray, or two colors that appear different to normal people may appear similar to a person with color blindness. People who are born with color vision problems may not notice the difficulty that they have in distinguishing certain colors when they are young...

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