Color blindness

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What is color blindness?

There are three groups of inherited color vision defects. Monochromacy is the inability to distinguish any hues. People with dichromacy have either a red-green or blue-yellow defect. Anomalous trichromacy is a less severe defect in distinguishing red-green hues.

Common symptoms reported by people with color blindness

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for color blindness

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Compare treatments taken by people with color blindness

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Who has color blindness on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 32 say color blindness is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 24
40s 12
50s 10
60s 5
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 14
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 38
Female 22

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 20
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from color blindness patients who have completed their condition history
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