• Color Vision

    Color Blindness

    Color blindness is not a form of blindness at all, but a deficiency in the way one sees colors. With this vision problem, you have difficulty distinguishing certain colors, such as blue and yellow or red and green. Color blindness (or, more precisely, poor color vision) is an inherited disorder that affects men more often than women. According to Prevent Blindness America, it is estimated that 8% of men and less than 1% of women have color vision problems. The most common form of color blindness is impaired vision of the colors red and green. Much less often, a person may inherit a trait that reduces the ability to see…