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Doctor insights on: Can Colorblindness Be Cured

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Can color blindness be cured or improved by any means?

Can color blindness be cured or improved by any means?

Not usually: Congenital colorblindness is static and cannot be improved and will not worsen. Patients with this defect learn to account for their difference in vision over time. Acquired color blindness due to retinal or optic nerve damage can occasionally be partially reversible if the causative factor is removed. Often this is not the case though. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for color blindness?

Is there a cure for color blindness?

No: This is an inherited deficiency in the spectrum of the photoreceptors in your retina. Red color contacts have been proposed for relief but these merely shift the axis of non-recognition inducing a new type of color deficiency. There is no cure although a stem cell bit of research has worked to improve the color recognition in laboratory animals. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure color blindness in homeopathy or another medical science?

Is it possible to cure color blindness in homeopathy or another medical science?

No: Homeopathy can not help this. In the likely near future, gene therapy will be able to insert a functional copy of the defective/missing gene. ...Read more

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How do people get colorblind?

How do people get colorblind?

Congenital/acquired: Congenital colorblindness results from retina cell types being defective since birth and unable to see certain color. Acquired color blindness occurs from optic nerve disease, retina disease, even, . ...Read more

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Why are some people born colorblind?

Why are some people born colorblind?

Inheritance: If the gene for color deficiency is present in the parents of a child, then the child has a likelihood of being born with some deficiency in color perception. ...Read more

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Why are some people born colorblind?

Why are some people born colorblind?

Inherited: The most common forms of color deficiency are inherited with a defect on the X chromosome. ...Read more

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How do I find out if I am colorblind?

Color: Your local eye doctor can do a simple color blindness test to see if you are color blind. ...Read more

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What colors do colorblind people see?

All colors: Colorblind people are deficient in their sight of certain colors which appear like other colors. But they do see a range of colors, many the same as color normal but others a little different. ...Read more

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How are people identified as colorblind?

Color blind?: See an ophthalmologist. There are ishihara (spelling>) cars that are used to identify color blindness. ...Read more

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