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How do they test a child for color blindness?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
COLOUR CHARTS: You show them a colour chart and ask them to name the colour.It is a simple test.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Color plates: Your pcp may have a copy of the ishihara plates that are used as a screening test for the various levels of color blindness. I seldom have a request for this screening but find the process helpful. My pcp found a mild issue with my vision with my pre college exam & i keep a copy of the book around to screen kids if asked. If he is old enough to answer questions this can pick it up.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

How do you pass a color blindness test?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Color blindness: You either look an images or put a set of colors in order.

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