Color Blindness : Blindness And Blindness

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Jordan Cuthbertson
Honors English I
Color Blindness
April 13, 2015
Thesis: Color Blindness, through rare, effects people in ways no one else can understand except the person effected.
What is Color Blindness?
Genetic defect.
Hereditary condition.

II. Symptoms.
Color sensing issues.
Slow loss of color sensitivity.

III. Treatment.
Genetic .
No treatment.

IV. Number affected.
Eight percent of men.
Less than one percent of women.

V. Life effects.
No military.
No interior design / advertising.

VI. Causes
Genetic pass down.
Chemical consumption

VII. Types
Red and Green
Yellow and Blue
Complete Achromatopsia
Incomplet Achromatopsia

VIII. Interview

Jordan Cuthbertson
Honors English I
Color Blindness
April 13, 2015 Color Blindness can have many symptoms depending on how radically your condition is. It also is a bit misunderstood to what it actually is; it is not blindness at all but loss of color sensitivity. Many people do not fully understand how it works because of how differently people see things when color blind. Many people explain it as seeing shades rather than colors because when someone is colorblind that person may see colors in a different way than anyone else. Also there are many different version of color blindness someone could have. Even though Color Blindness, through rare, it can effect people in ways no one else can understand except the person affected with this condition. As a inherited condition, Achromatopsia is considered a recessive…
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