Color Blindness Diagnosis Los Lunas NM

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Dr.CHRISTINA GALOS
(505) 565-3937
511 Highway 314 SW # A
Los Lunas, NM
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.DONALD LEACH
(505) 865-4812
837 West Castillo Avenue
Belen, NM
Gender
M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Eye Deal Vision
(505) 565-3937
511 Highway 314 SW # A
Los Lunas, NM
 
Donald B Leach OD PC
(505) 865-4812
943 Main St Sw
Los Lunas, NM
Services
Optometrist

MauriceW. Geldert,O.D.
(505) 565-3937
EyeDeal Vision, P.C.,511A Hwy 314
Los Lunas, NM
 
Paula Crawford
(505) 865-3350
735 Don Pasqual Rd Nw
Los Lunas, NM
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ChristinaM. Galos,O.D.
(505) 565-3937
EyeDeal Vision, P.C.,511A Hwy 314
Los Lunas, NM
 
Donald Leach OD
(505) 865-4812
Po Box 129
Los Lunas, NM
 
Donald B Leach OD
(505) 865-4812
943 Main St SW
Los Lunas, NM
 
DonB. Leach,O.D.
P.O. Box 129
Los Lunas, NM
 
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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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