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25 Facts About Colour Blindness

25 Facts About Colour Blindness

by Kevin Mulligan

The world of colour vision is full of intricacies and interesting facts. At EnChroma, we want you to know everything there is to know about being colour blind. So here’s a list of some of the most fun facts we know about colour blindness.

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What Age Should I Give My Child EnChroma Glasses for Colour Blindness?

What Age Should I Give My Child EnChroma Glasses for Colour Blindness?

by Mark Mattison-Shupnick

We’re often asked what is the right age to give a child with colour blindness their first pair of EnChroma glasses. The answer can certainly vary and depends on you and your child. Bottom line-- we recommend EnChroma glasses for ages 5 and up.

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Why Can’t I Pass the Colour Blindness Test with My EnChroma Glasses?

Why Can’t I Pass the Colour Blindness Test with My EnChroma Glasses?

by Mark Mattison-Shupnick

We know it doesn't seem right to buy colour blind glasses that make the world so colourfully beautiful but won't also help you pass a simple colour blindness test. We hear this often and that makes sense since some have told us that they were devastated as a child the first time they "failed" the colour test. We understand your desire to pass the test now that you have your EnChroma glasses, but the Ishihara colour blind test is a screening tool designed for one purpose: to screen for all types and extents of colour blindness. It is not intended to be used for evaluating performance of colour-enhancing or colour-correcting filters.

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How to Clean and Use Eyewear for Protection from COVID-19

How to Clean and Use Eyewear for Protection from COVID-19

by Mark Mattison-Shupnick

The COVID-19 virus has had a profound effect on all our lives and how we address hygiene. Washing our hands thoroughly and often is crucial. Wearing a mask can help protect from inhaling the novel virus, especially when a person coughs or sneezes, and prevents touching the nose and mouth. It is also important to note that eyewear can be used as a protective measure during this time.

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What Do Colour Blind People See?

What Do Colour Blind People See?

by Kevin Mulligan

Colour blindness is an often misunderstood condition. Many assume because of its name that “colour blind” means a person can only see in black and white. In actuality, the vast majority of people with colour blindness do see colour, but they see a much narrower range of colour. It is estimated that a person with normal colour vision can see up to 1 million distinct shades of colour, but a person..

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