Colour Blindness

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What is it?
A genetic condition
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What is it the result of?
An abnormality in the retina
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What disease can it be caused by?
Diabetes and multiple sclerosis
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What can it also be caused by?
The ageing process
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What is true colour blindness?
When the individual has no colour perception at all
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What is colour vision deficiency?
Difficulty distinguishing between colours
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How many people does it affect?
2.7 million people, mostly men
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What does it vary in?
Severity
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What are some people not aware of?
That they are colour blind
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What are the symptoms?
You can't see colours
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What is the treatment?
Corrective glasses and/or contact lenses
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What is it the result of?

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An abnormality in the retina

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What can it also be caused by?

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What is true colour blindness?

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