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A Range of Color Blindness

Updated: Jul 1, 2021

Author: Ellie Wang

Editor: Kira Tian

Artist: Nicole Tseng

Have you ever wondered about what it feels like to be color blind and what causes color blindness? Read on to discover the different types of color blindness, their causes, and possible solutions to correct color blindness.

Color blindness affects about 8% of men and 0.5% of women. Globally, around 300 million people are color blind. While it may be commonplace to think that all colorblind people view the world the same way, there are actually many types of color blindness; based on the affected person’s genetics, each type of color blindness affects a different selection of colors.