View Color Blindness Treatments Background. Gene therapy for color blindness is an experimental gene therapy aiming to convert congenitally colorblind individuals to trichromats by introducing a photopigment gene that they lack. 99% of color blind males and females are color blind as a result of defective genetics on the x chromosome.
Are there treatments for color blindness? Color blindness is an inherited condition affecting 1 in every 12 (8%) men and 1 in every 200 (0.5%) women more frequently than females. Caused by genes, disease, or medicine color blindness is diagnosed using the ishiara color test.
Read about the types of color blindness and its symptoms, risk factors, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
99% of color blind males and females are color blind as a result of defective genetics on the x chromosome. Your ophthalmologist can treat acquired forms of color blindness. Currently there is no treatment for color blindness that is present from birth. Color blind causes, test, treatment.