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Arizona's Vision
(480) 327-6546
15215 S 48th St
Phoenix, AZ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Treatment, Laser Vision Consultation, Opticians, Transition Lenses

William A Woolf, MD
(480) 969-1000
2885 E. Brown Road
Mesa, AZ
Business
Woolf Eye & Laser Clinic
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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Dr.Kevin Quaranta
(480) 812-2211
2211 East Pecos Road #1
Chandler, AZ
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Hospital: 2211 E Pecos Rd., Ste 1
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Robert Clabaugh Davidson
(480) 821-1800
1311 W Chandler Blvd
Chandler, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kianoush Kian
(480) 632-2020
3303 E Baseline Rd
Gilbert, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Advanced Eyecare of Arizona
(480) 779-7936
1809 East University Drive
Mesa, AZ
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Bifocals, Cataract Surgery, Cataract Treatment, Color Contact Lenses, Contact Lens Fittings, Contact Lenses, Designer Brand Eyewear, Eye Disorder Treatment, Eye Doctors, Eye Exam, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Surgery, Glaucoma Treatment, Ophthalmologists, Opticians, Transition Lenses

Dr.JARED LAMBSON
(480) 963-7172
916 W Chandler Blvd # 1
Chandler, AZ
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Lucia Tredici
(480) 899-0188
2055 N Alma School Rd
Chandler, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard S Eason
(480) 507-0600
2450 E Guadalupe Rd
Gilbert, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Curtis R Winkler
(480) 830-0120
4915 E Baseline Rd
Gilbert, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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