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Zietchick Research Institute: Update on Color Blindness

Zietchick Research Institute, a small company aimed to improve the eye health of children, wants to educate the public that most people, who describe themselves as color-blind, suffer from an inherited type of color vision deficiency that mainly affects reds and greens. Red-green color blindness also affects colors derived from these colors.  For example, the color purple is a combination of blue and red, and thus, the purple is also not be perceived normally. However, red-green deficiency does not affect perception of other colors such as blue and yellow. Red-Green color blindness occurs in approximately 8% of boys. However, it…