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WHAT IS COLOUR BLINDNESS?

What is colour blindness?

Most of us share a common colour vision sensory experience. Some people, however, have a colour vision deficiency, which means their perception of colours is different from what most of us see.

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DIABETIC EYE DISEASE

DIABETIC EYE DISEASE
What is diabetic eye disease?
Everyone with diabetes can develop diabetic eye disease but some groups are affected more than others.
Diabetic eye disease includes;

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SICKLE CELL RETINOPATHY

What is sickle cell anaemia?

Sickle cell anaemia (sickle cell disease) is a disorder of the blood caused by inherited abnormal haemoglobin (the oxygen- carrying protein within the red blood cells). The abnormal haemoglobin causes distorted (sickled) red blood cells.

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ALBINISM, ACHROMIA, ACHROMASIA, ACHROMATOSIS

The word “albinism” may make you think of light skin or hair. Albinism is a group of inherited disorders characterised by little or no melanin production. Most people with albinism have pale skin, eye conditions and are sensitive to the sun.

But albinism also can affect a person's eyes. When it does, it's called ocular albinism, a rare eye condition that happens much more often in boys and men than in girls or women.

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