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Can You Develop Color Blindness As You Grow Older
Color Blindness: Nope. Not possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
My father is completely color blind. My 8 yr old is color deficient. What is the chance of my 3 yr old having color vision issues?
50/50: You have one deficient x which you got from your dad. Your daughters will get this on a 50:50 basis ( if you other x is normal). So 1/2 will be carriers. Your sons will also get a 50:50 mix so 1/2 will be normal (they get the y from dad) and 1/2 will be color deficient. So your 3 y.0. Son has a 50% chance (he can be tested when age 4-5) and if the 3 year old is female, she might carry the gene. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mostly inherited: The most common forms of color blindness are inherited. They are that way from birth. Less common is developmental such as advanced diabetic retinal disease which fades out color recognition. Retinal degeneration like retinitis pigmentosa lead to color blindness and there is a rare form of stroke which can cause cortical color blindness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Color plates: Standardized testing of color vision can be performed by your eye doctor using specific color plates. Blue-green blindness is very common and usually easy to over come. Many people lead normal lives and never realize that they are color blind. Specific forms may cause more problems. A thorough evaluation by your eye doctor can determine the specific type and offer suggestions about management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Genetics: Several genes are responsible for allowing our retinas' receptors to record the different colors we see. Occasionally, someone develops a mutation that prevents some of the colors to be recorded. This makes differentiating certain shades or colors difficult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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