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Tritanopia

What is Tritanopia?

Tritanopia is a condition where a person cannot distinguish between blue and yellow colors. Impaired blue and yellow vision is the main symptom that is associated with this condition. However, people with Tritanopia have normal red and green vision. Tritanopia is often referred to as color blindness. It is estimated that one percent of males and females have Tritanopia. Many people with Tritanopia do not have any other vision problems.

How do you get Tritanopia?

Tritanopia is usually caused by a genetic mutation. Unlike other forms of colorblindness, Tritanopia is not caused by an x-linked recessive trait. That is why it is equally present in males and females. Additionally, Tritanopia can be caused by blunt trauma to the eye or exposure to ultraviolet light. In rare cases, this condition can be caused by macular degeneration or diabetes.

Macular degeneration is a condition that occurs in older adults as the result of the normal aging process. It impairs vision by damaging the retina. Diabetes can also damage the retina and cause Tritanopia.

How is Tritanopia diagnosed?

Doctors commonly use the Ishihara Color Test to diagnose Tritanopia. The Ishihara Color Test was first invented in 1917 at the University of Tokyo. It requires that a patient look at a series of dots. A person with normal vision will be able to see that the dots clearly form a number. The number will be invisible or difficult for people with Tritanopia to see. A doctor may also perform a test where a person is asked to arrange chips based on their color. People with Tritanopia will not be able to arrange the chips because they cannot distinguish the colors.

What are some of the treatments available for Tritanopia?

In the past, there were no treatments available. Thanks to the advances in medical technology, there is now a way to correct Tritanopia by using the Color Correction System. The Color Correction System involves fitting a patient’s glasses or contacts with filters that correct color blindness.

The process of getting the Color Correction System to work is relatively simple. The first thing that the patient will do is come in for a comprehensive eye examination and color evaluation. After the doctor has gathered the necessary information about the patient, he will design filters for the glasses or contacts. This entire process will take less than six hours. It is painless and very similar to getting a regular eye examination. Anyone who has Tritanopia will be considered a good candidate for the color correction system.

Why choose the Color Correction System?

Almost every profession requires that employees be able to distinguish colors. In fact, some employees will even turn down qualified applicants who are color blind. Tritanopia can also have a negative impact on a person’s home life. The Color Correction System is a simple way to correct this problem. It has a 100 percent success rate. People who get the Color Correction System are guaranteed to pass the Ishihara color test.

Contact Us today if you are interested in getting treatment for Tritanopia.