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what colors are hard to distinguish when youre color blind

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Dr. Jack Sipperley
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There are two situations in which the blue sensitive cones do not work properly dichromacy is the most severe with complete loss of blue perception. ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
You cannot: By definition a person with color deficiency lacks some degree of photoreceptive color recognition capacity. The problem is that he will see dissimil ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Waller
19 years experience Ophthalmology
Red and green: In red-green color blindness the patient is unable to distinguish between red and green.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies: In red-green color deficiency there is a shift in the perceived spectrum of colors and some reds and greens appear the same while others can be distin ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Most: People (men mostly) with red-green colorblindness cannot distinguish browns from greens and oranges from reds. Other colors, such as blues and yellow ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Color-blind pilots are typically issued a restriction reading, "not valid for night flight or by color signal control." this mitigates the concern tha ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Color vision test: Color vision testing evaluates subjective vision by having the patient look at images or colors and describing their perception or placing colors in a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Zero: Except you can't be a police office or jet fighter pilot.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A genetic mutation: A person is born color blind because he has a mutation in the genes that are needed to see certain colors the way a normal person sees colors. Most c ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends upon age: Obviously inability to distinguish between red / green colors. Some have trouble with blue/yellow. It does assume the child knows his colors. I am not ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Orlando
36 years experience Ophthalmology
Mostly genetic: By far the most common cause of color deficiency is a lack of 1 of 3 types of cones in the retina. This is inherited on the x chromosome. Which means ... Read More
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