Color Blindness Diagnosis Pocatello ID

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Charles Pittman Lawless
(208) 232-4133
1777 East Clark Steet
Pocatello, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Richard Lowen Elliott
(208) 232-3480
500 South 11th Ave
Pocatello, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Alameda Vision Inc
(208) 233-2020
1155 Pocatello Creek Rd
Pocatello, ID
Services
Optometrist

RichardA. Clouse,O.D.
(208) 233-2020
1155 Pocatello Creek Rd
Pocatello, ID
 
N.Gregory Richardson,O.D.
475 Yellowstone Ave,Suite G
Pocatello, ID
 
Robert Randall Jones
(208) 238-3377
1951 Bench Rd
Pocatello, ID
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Dr Gregory Richardson OD
(208) 233-1551
475 Yellowstone Ave Ste G
Pocatello, ID
Services
Optometrist

JamieJ. Thomas,O.D.
(208) 233-2020
1155 Pocatello Creek Rd,Suite 1
Pocatello, ID
 
John Fornarotto MD
Pocatello Eye Care
(208) 234-4100
500 S 11Th Ave # 502
Pocatello, ID
 
Bradley Gardner MD
Idaho Eye Ctr
(208) 232-2008
1157 Call Pl
Pocatello, ID
 
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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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