Summary: A colour vision study of the UAE's Emirati diabetic population shows that colour blindness
is not only a black and white issue.
Ian '''' Beefy'''' Botham suffers from that form of colour blindness
, but it didn''''t seem to do his career much harm.
Seddiqi added that the screenings will help identify various causes of visual impairment and blindness which will include simple refraction, screening for corneal disorder, colour blindness
, cataract, glaucoma and screening for diabetic retinopathy or age-related macular degeneration, among others.
It is alleged that at least 600 have colour blindness
and many others suffer from other problems.
An inability to distinguish between red and green is the most common type of colour blindness
, and this is a gender-linked disorder that's much rarer in women than in men.
Centre, a plate of dots used to test for colour blindness
Spectral Edge reports that in a trial of 90 people, 60 of whom had some form of colour blindness
(including 40 deuteranopes), 93% of participants found watching processed videos "perfectly acceptable," enabling colour blind and non-colour blind viewers to watch content together on the same screen.
affects a significant number of people and especially isolated communities with a restricted gene pool.
One reader informs me that colour blindness
was even mentioned in an old Oor Wullie strip.
London, Feb 8 ( ANI ): Scientists have developed glasses with purple-tinged lenses that enhance reds and greens, allowing those with colour blindness
to see them properly.
If after this you still feel he has a problem go to your health visitor or GP and ask for him to have colour blindness
SCIENTISTS have cured colour blindness
in monkeys, bringing hope to millions of human sufferers worldwide.