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Color Blindness

Color Blindness
What Is Color Blindness?

Color blindness, also commonly known as a color vision problem, is a disease where the person is troubled or is not able to distinguish between red, green or blue or a mix of these colors.

What Triggers Color Blindness ?

  • Inherited genetic defects
  • Aging
  • Eye problems such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts or diabetic retinopathy
  • Injury to the eye
  • Side effects of certain medicines

How Would You Know If You Have Color Blindness ?

  • The person may be able to see some colors but not others
  • The person may not be able to differentiate between certain reds and greens but can see the blue and yellows easily
  • In rare cases, the person may only be able to see black, white and gray

What Should You Do In case Color Blindness Worsens?

  • In case it worsens, and the person’s daily life is getting affected adversely, consult an Ophthalmologist at the earliest.
  • The ophthalmologist may examine and suggest a few eye exams and tests

What Are The Available Treatment Options?

  • In case color blindness is inherited color, in most cases, it cannot be treated.
  • However, in some cases color blindness can be corrected by using colored contact lenses that may help to distinguish between different colors.

Are There Any Natural Remedies For Color Blindness ?

No, unfortunately there are no natural ways for treating color blindness instead one can only improve the eyesight the natural way.
Ways to Use:

To improve your overall eyesight, you may try these tips:

1.      Add more greens such as spinach, kale and collards to your daily diet

2.      Include more of Vitamin A rich vegetables such as carrots

3.      Include moderate exercise daily.

4.      In case you spend long hours in front of the screen, take short intervals to relax your eye muscles

Ways to Use:

So, make sure you do not skip wearing your contact lenses each time you leave the house. It shall help you enjoy those existing colors of the world better!

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