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Color Blindness

Reds And Greens, Inherited Or Acquired Defect, Adapting To A Different World

The condition known as color blindness is a defect in vision that causes problems in distinguishing between certain colors. The condition is usually passed on genetically, and is more common in men than in women. About 6% of all men and about 0.6% of women inherit the condition. Individuals can also acquire the condition through various eye diseases. There is no treatment for color blindness.

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