Color Vision Deficiency

Color blindness, also called color vision deficiency, affects more than 10 million people in the United States alone. Up to 8% of the world’s male population is colorblind, while only 0.4% of those affected are women.1


  1. Sharpe LT, Stockman A, Jagle H, Nathans J. Opsin genes, photopigments, color vision and color blindness. In: Gegenfurtner KR, Sharpe LT (eds.) Color Vision. Cambridge UP: Cambridge, 1999.

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