Welcome to c/colorblind!

This is a community to share your experiences and anecdotes with colourblindness, and how it affects your life.

This community is to offer resources for both colourblind and people with normal vision for better awareness and understanding of this condition. We have custom flair available above to signal what type of colourblindness you have or if you have “Normal Vision” too!


Unsure if you are colourblind or not? There are various tests on the internet, but note that they are not always accurate, and your computer monitor might display colours incorrectly, giving incorrect results.

Here are a few web-based tests

http://www.archimedes-lab.org/colorblindnesstest.html

http://enchroma.com/test/instructions/

https://colormax.org/color-blind-test/

https://colorlitelens.com/color-blindness-test.htm

https://www.colorlitelens.com/mosaic-test.html / https://www.colorlitelens.com/tritan-color-blind-test

The best way to find out if you are colourblind is to go to your optometrist and ask for a printed Ishihara Colour Vision Deficiency test.

Color blindness/Colourblindness can be spelt however you like as long as the point gets across. For clarity, if you mean “being able to see no colour at all” please point that out clearly or use “total color blindness”.


Rules:

  1. All content should be somehow relevant to color blindness.

  2. Do not encourage users to break the Lemmy’s Code of Conduct

  3. Repetitive topics will be removed, you should use the search function before posting. Repetitive topics cover anything that the community feels is posted too much. Yes, we have heard about Enchroma glasses…

  4. No racism/sexism/homophobia or other hate-based speech. Directly calling out or providing enough information to cause a witch-hunt of another user is not allowed.

  5. Memes are allowed, but nothing too rude or offensive.

  6. Posts of Vision Tests/Ishihara Plates must include the Normal Color Vision result in the Title or Comments before people need to ask what it is.

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