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Vision Impairment Color Blind Overview

Another name for Vision Impairment Color Blind is Color Blindness.

What is color blindness?
A person with color blindness has difficulty distinguishing differences between colors. The most common difficulty involves distinguishing between red and green. Color blindness is very common and there is no effective treatment.

What are the symptoms of color blindness?
Symptoms of color blindness include the difficulty distinguishing between colors, such as red and green.

How does the doctor treat color blindness?
There is no treatment for color blindness.

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Last Updated: Aug 25, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Vision Impairment Color Blind References
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