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can eye injuries cause color blindness

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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There are injuries and diseases that turn the cornea white.

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Not quite yet...: We're getting better but if the brain's visual centers are damaged or the optic nerve is destroyed there currently is no method for repair. If the in ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Unfortunately no: Although we are making strides in tissue transplant techniques and stem cell therapy, we have not advanced to the point of whole eye transplant. The o ... Read More
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Dr. Beth Friedland
42 years experience Ophthalmology
Not yet...but soon: An entire eye transplant is still in the relm of science fiction but researchers at several centers including stanford university and jules stein eye ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Sipperley
50 years experience Ophthalmology
No: The eye from the retina back to the lateral geniculate and back to the visual cortex is brain tissue. Central nervous system tissue does not regenerat ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Becker
34 years experience Ophthalmology
They Should: There are societies for the blind in most metropolitan areas. These tend to be custom made for visual problems. Different eye diseases cause differe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Training: Occupational therapists are trained to teach skills in the job market for people with physical infirmities and functional problems. Those who have lo ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Doan
20 years experience Ophthalmology
I : I don't know of any research linking color blindness with iris color. http://www.hhmi.org/askascientist/answers/20100216-10.html.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Shatz
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Unusual: It is very unusual to have only one eye that is color blind. This condition is one that is genetic and affects both eyes. In these individuals, the wo ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Color deficiency comes from inherited defects in the photoreceptors, or massive retinal loss from retinal illness (like advanced diabetes) , optic ner ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Color blindness: No, there is no relationship between iris color and color blindness.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Color vision tests: The most common is the ishihara color vision test, where there are a series of pages which have numbers created with dots of different colors. Those ... Read More

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