Color Blindness Diagnosis Starkville MS

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George G Walker
(662) 323-3941
102 West Lampkin St
Starkville, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Professional Eyecare P A
(662) 323-3330
6 Professional Plz
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

SarahB. Fratesi,O.D.
(662) 323-3330
Crigler Family Vision Center,#6 Professional Plaza
Starkville, MS
 
SherylanA. Webb,O.D.
(662) 320-6636
Eyedeal Optical Outlet,1085 C Stark Road
Starkville, MS
 
James Brown MD
Virginia Eye Institute
(662) 320-6555
400 Westham Station Rd
Richmond, VA
 
Ford Vision Clinic Of Starkville Inc
(662) 323-0571
706 F Hwy 12 W
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(662) 324-3721
1010 Highway 12 W
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

HarlanSears,O.D.
(662) 494-5984
Walmart Store #112,1010 Hwy 12 West
Starkville, MS
 
ShaunaL. Witt,O.D.
(662) 324-2555
Shauna Witt, O.D.,1010 Highway 12 West
Starkville, MS
 
ReaganL. Ford,O.D.
(662) 323-0571
Ford Vision Clinic,706 F Hwy 12 W.
Starkville, MS
 
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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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