Color Blindness Diagnosis Paradise Valley AZ

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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

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

Aileen F Villareal
(602) 266-6888
4400 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Ann Bullington
(602) 266-6888
4400 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Craig C Suiter
(480) 994-5012
7245 E Osborn
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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

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Robert H Bullington
(602) 266-6888
4400 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Mary Kathleen Carriker
(602) 956-7414
3125 N 32nd St
Phoenix, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Stephen S Hwang
(480) 994-5012
7245 E Osborn Rd
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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David John Abbott
(602) 263-1511
4212 North 16th Street
Phoenix, 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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