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Describe signs, testing, causes, types and disadvantages in color vision deficiency?
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Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Too broad
No disadvantage except you can't be a fighter pilot or work in navy and your clothes tend to clash.

In brief: Too broad
No disadvantage except you can't be a fighter pilot or work in navy and your clothes tend to clash.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Dr. Ari Weitzner
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Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Color blind
Many online tests available including ishihara color plates.
There is congenital and acquired form. Often does not affect daily living. Patients may not know they have it. Here is an excellent article about how it affects jobs. http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/23/jobs/when-colorblindness-cramps-careers.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm.

In brief: Color blind
Many online tests available including ishihara color plates.
There is congenital and acquired form. Often does not affect daily living. Patients may not know they have it. Here is an excellent article about how it affects jobs. http://www.nytimes.com/2001/05/23/jobs/when-colorblindness-cramps-careers.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm.
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
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