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Colour blindness correction


Can colour blindness be corrected?

Answer Video and written answer:

Colour blindness is usually as a result of a defective gene which affects the colour sensing cells in the retina of the eye and therefore cannot be treated or cured.

For more information about colour vision, see our video below:

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Dr Nigel Best DOptom MCOptom FBCLA FAAO has worked as an optometrist for Specsavers for 17 years, both in his own practice and with the Professional Training department. He has a particular interest in dry eye and contact lenses and has had a number of academic papers published.
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