Color Blindness Diagnosis Washington Court House OH

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Donald Kamer OD
Clear Image Eyecare
(740) 335-1181
296 Blackstone St
Washington Ct Hs, OH
GreyL. Eckert,O.D.
(740) 335-2020
Dr. Grey L. Eckert,109 S. Main St.
Washington Ch, OH
Harold Kavoussi MD
Eye Specialists
(740) 335-7200
205 S Main St
Washington Ct Hs, OH
Wal-mart Stores East Lp
(740) 333-7681
1397 Leesburg Ave
Washington Court House, OH

Nova Vision Care Pll
(937) 584-2020
65 N Howard St
Sabina, OH

Dr Grey L Eckert
(740) 335-6305
109 S Main St
Washington Court House, OH

Stephanie Mcdonald
(740) 335-6401
420 E Court St
Washington Court House, OH

Allen D. Griffiths, O.D.
(740) 335-2771
239 E. Court St.
Washington C.H., OH
Optique Family Vision Care
Dr. Grey Eckert
(740) 335-6305
109 S. Main St.
Washington C.H., OH
Jeffrey Ropar & Assoc
(937) 981-2181
311 Jefferson St
Greenfield, OH

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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