Colorblindness

not everyone can see the differences you can

WHAT IS COLORBLINDNESS

Colorblindness is a sex linked condition that causes a reduced ability to distinguish between certain colors.

HOW DOES ONE BECOME COLORBLIND?

Colorblindness is sex linked, meaning if one parent has the gene, there is a chance their offspring will have it.


Colorblindness can also be produced by physical damages or chemical damages to the eye, optic nerve, or parts of the brain.

FUN FACTS AND STATISTICS

-Because it is a sex linked disorder, males are more likely to have it.


By Sex

-8% of males are colorblind

-less than 1% of females are colorblind


By Race

-8% Caucasians are colorblind

-5% Asians are colorblind

-4% Africans are colorblind

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COLORBLIND CELEBRITIES

Bill Clinton, Marco Rubio, and Mark Zuckerberg (left to right)

Treatment for Colorblindness

There's NO treatment for Colorblindness at this time. People who have had it passed down to them are going to suffer from it from now until a treatment is found.