Color Blindness Diagnosis Mount Olive NC

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Charles S Zwerling
(919) 736-3937
2709 Medical Office Place
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Micheal Roy Willman
(919) 734-8440
103 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Doctors Vision Center
(919) 658-0474
1130 N Breazeale Ave
Mount Olive, NC
 
C Zwerling Goldsboro Eye Clinic
(919) 658-5001
232 Smith Chapel Rd
Mount Olive, NC
Services
Optometrist

Patrick Mc Laren OD
Doctors Vision Ctr
(919) 658-0474
1130 N Breazeale Ave # D
Mt Olive, NC
 
Terry Lee Forrest
(919) 734-8440
103 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Barry Hoyle Teasley
(919) 734-8440
103 Cox Blvd
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Thomas Shaver Dr
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P.O. BOX 986
Mount Olive, NC
 
Spectrum Optical Inc
(910) 657-0474
1130 D North Breazale Ave
Mount Olive, NC
Services
Optometrist

Thomas Shaver OD
Warren Eye Care
(919) 658-3892
Po Box 986
Mt Olive, NC
 
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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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