Colour Blindness / Colour Vision Deficiency (CVD)
Colour blindness is an eye condition where there is difficulty in distinguishing the right variations of different colours, usually red, green, and occasionally blue. Severe or complete colour blindness occurs when someone has trouble seeing any colours, whereby everything was viewed in the shades of grey. However this is very rare. There are different types and stages from mild to severe for colour vision deficiency.
There is no treatment available to treat congenital colour vision deficiency. However, there are few advancement available in ways to manage and cope with colour vision deficiencies which are:
- Colour vision filter glasses
- Special filter contact lenses
For acquired colour vision defects, your ophthalmologists will treat the underlying cause that have resulted in the colour vision deficiency issue.