What is Color Blindness?
Does Color Blindness affect the Life Expectancy of an Individual?
Some Different Kinds of Color Blindness
What are Some of the Symptoms?
-low attention span when coloring in worksheets
-denial of color issues
-problems identifying red/green color pencils or any color pencils with red or green in its make up
-smelling food before eating
-identification of color may be worse by low level light,small areas of color, or colors of the same shade
-reading issues with coloring pages or work sheets produced with color on color
-children may complain that their eyes hurt if looking at red or green
-excellent sense of smell
ssensitvity to bright lights
Frequently asked Questions
1 in every 12 men or 1 in every 200 woman
*Is it a recessive, dominant, or sex-linked trait?
*Which chromosome is the gene located on?
on the X-chromosome
*Is color blindness more likely to occur in certain populations?
Men are more likey to get color blindness because inherited color blindness is on the X- chromosome. Since woman have 2 X-chromosomes, one could makeup for the other one with color blindness.
*Are there environmental factors or influences?
Yes things like chronic illness, accidents, medications, industrial or environmental chemicals or age.