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    How is colour blindness diagnosed?

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  • Meri has 17 years experience as an orthoptic clinician. She works as an academic/lecturer in the Department of Clinical Vision Sciences and has completed a … View Profile

    Colour blindness is diagnosed using a very simple clinical test where the patient is asked to either match colours or identify numbers comprised of dots on a page. An orthoptist can easily test you for colour blindness and give you instant information about whether you are colour blind and if so, what type of colour blindness you have.

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