color vision

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Noun1.color vision - the normal ability to see colorscolor vision - the normal ability to see colors  
visual modality, visual sense, vision, sight - the ability to see; the visual faculty
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He describes the fundamentals of color, including color perception, notation systems, color harmony, and criteria for combining colors; color for architectural projects, including choosing the color that fits the form, visual ergonomics, the meaning of color, trends in color and architecture, and the use of color in architectural proposals, as well as the three most significant color composition systems from the first half of the 20th century; and establishing color workflow for the office, including the work process, calibrating a monitor, photographing and editing colors, printing color accurately, and color and building.
Subjective measurement methods using porcelain or acrylic resin shade guides have some limitations, which affect the color perception lie.
Those color harmonies are loosely based on the physiological nature of color perception.
Normal color perception requires that three types of photoreceptors are present in the eye and function correctly.
More aperture and magnification will draw out the turquoise, though color perception is subjective.
These may include difficulty seeing up close (presbyopia), a result of losing elasticity in the eye's lens; formation of a cataract, which can cause changes in color perception and contrast sensitivity as the lens becomes more dense and begins to turn yellow; and difficulty seeing in dim light or adjusting to changes in the amount of light, because your pupils get smaller as you age.
These tests look for any indicators of damage or disease, test for depth and color perception, and measure the amount of refractive error to determine the prescription grade for glasses or contact lenses.
Common changes include difficulty seeing at night, changes in color perception and medical conditions like glaucoma and macular degeneration.
As AMD progresses, straight lines may appear distorted, central vision may look dark, blurry or white, or changes in color perception may become noticeable.
Granted, 'I Love Hue' isn't for everyone as it relies entirely on color perception. People who have vision
"Diabetic retinopathy causes not only vision loss, but also reduction in the components of the aging visual function system, such as contrast sensitivity, stereo acuity, and color perception, which can result in poor postural stability and a greater capacity to bump into objects, leading to a greater risk of falling," Lamoureux said by email.