What is impaired color vision?

Color mistakes. Mostly this is an impaired ability to recognize colors across certain color confusion axes. This is usually inherited and there is no treatment. It occurs mostly in males -7%- and also in females -1%-. But there are acquired forms in generalized retinal disease like diabetes or in optic nerve disease. Your ophthalmologist can sort this out.

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Could you explain what is "impaired color vision"?

Poor color recogniti. Impaired color vision comes from several inherited forms (90% in males) with poor distinction between ordinarily easily recognized color differences. It can also occur with advanced retinal disease and a few rare CNS diseases. In all cases, even with good acuity, colors will be confused. Read more...