Color Blindness Diagnosis Louisburg KS

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Dr.JEFFREY LUTHI
(913) 764-5995
975 N Mur Len Rd # D
Olathe, KS
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Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Timothy B Cavanaugh
(913) 897-9200
6200 W 135th St
Overland Park, KS
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Ophthalmology

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Keith Adrian Warren
(913) 339-6970
10100 W 119th St
Overland Park, KS
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Ophthalmology

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Dr.JAYME FOSE
(913) 339-9090
Hunter Family Vision, 13440 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS
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F
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Optometrist
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Thomas G Duckett
(913) 498-2015
7000 W 121st St
Overland Park, KS
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Ophthalmology

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Dr.Wayne Hemphill
(913) 782-5993
13839 South Mur-Len Road
Olathe, KS
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M
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Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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DeLoris Wiley Bell
(913) 498-2015
7000 W 121st St
Overland Park, KS
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Ophthalmology

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Dr.MELISSA HAHN
(913) 782-5993
Hunter Family Vision, 13440 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS
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F
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Optometrist
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Dr.ANTHONY VERACHTERT
(816) 746-9800
Hunter Family Vision, 13440 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS
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M
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Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr George R Cage Opt Chartered
(913) 294-4342
14 E Peoria St
Paola, KS
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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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