Color Blindness Diagnosis Lake Charles LA

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Donald Charles Falgoust
(337) 479-0963
1980 Tybee Lane
Lake Charles, LA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Cole Vision Corporation
(318) 562-0501
640 W Prien Lake Rd
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Optometrist

Lenscrafters Inc
(318) 477-0202
496 W Prien Lake Rd
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Optometrist

Louisiana St Optical Lk Charles Inc
(337) 477-3662
628 E Prien Lake Rd
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Optometrist

Don Ellender OD
Eye Clinic
(337) 478-4818
238 W Prien Lake Rd
Lake Charles, LA
 
Dr.Robert Janot
(337) 625-2020
2245 Maplewood Drive
Sulphur, LA
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Jason Wonch OD & Assoc A PC
(337) 474-3395
412 W Prien Lake Rd Ste G-05a
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Optometrist

Alan Lacoste MD
Eye Clinic
(337) 478-3810
1717 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA
 
GeorgeP Fink,O.D.
(337) 478-5776
628 E Prien Lake Road
Lake Charles, LA
 
ShellyL. Guillory,O.D.
(337) 477-5272
Shelly L. Guillory, O.D.,2025 Sams Way
Lake Charles, LA
 
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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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