Top 10 Kids’ Books About Color and Color Blindness

Top 10 Kids’ Books About Color and Color Blindness

The world of color can be a big place full of wonder and curiosity for young children. Navigating that world can be an especially unique experience for children with color vision deficiency. We think there’s no better way to guide them than with pages full of colorful stories and images. From simple explanations of color vision deficiency to stories of colorful adventures, we’ve compiled a list of books to get them all the more excited to see the colorful world that awaits them!  

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What Age Should I Give My Child EnChroma Glasses for Color Blindness?

What Age Should I Give My Child EnChroma Glasses for Color Blindness?

We’re often asked what is the right age to give a child with color blindness their first pair of EnChroma glasses. The answer can certainly vary and depends on you and your child. Bottom line-- we recommend EnChroma glasses for ages 5 and up.

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The EnChroma July 4th Spotify Playlist

The EnChroma July 4th Spotify Playlist

Besides wearing EnChroma glasses, we asked ourselves, what other ways can we celebrate everyone’s favorite summer holiday? And just like that, the Red, White, and Blues Spotify playlist was born. From country and R&B to rock and pop, we’ve curated some of our favorite songs inspired by the colors of Old Glory.

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Color Blindness in the Wild

Color Blindness in the Wild

by David Wilder

David Wilder is a nature photographer with color blindness. Learn how he uses EnChroma glasses to inform his work both on location and in post-production editing.

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25 Facts About Color Blindness

25 Facts About Color Blindness

by Kevin Mulligan

The world of color vision is full of intricacies and interesting facts. At EnChroma, we want you to know everything there is to know about being color blind. Here is a list of 25 intriguing facts about color blindness to share with your friends and family.

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Can Women Be Color Blind?

Can Women Be Color Blind?

by Kevin Mulligan

Color blindness occurs in only about 1 in 200 women (compared to 1 in 12 men)*. As a result, approximately 95% of people with color blindness are men. Thanks to chromosomal differences between men and women, color blind women are much fewer and farther between than color blind men.

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What’s the Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Been Asked About Color Blindness?

What’s the Strangest Thing You’ve Ever Been Asked About Color Blindness?

by Kevin Mulligan

Sometimes color vision deficiency (CVD) can be more confusing to those who are not familiar with it than to those who have lived with it all of their lives. For instance, the term “color blindness” can lead some to believe that people with CVD can only see in black and white. We surveyed our EnChroma color blind community on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to learn what strange and crazy questions they have been asked over time.

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Beyond the Shore: Are Marine Animals Color Blind?

Beyond the Shore: Are Marine Animals Color Blind?

by Kevin Mulligan

There’s a whole world of color under the sea. From vibrant coral reefs to the colors of the nearly-infinite supply of sea-life, underwater expeditions can yield some pretty technicolor experiences. Some marine animals, however, see their world a little differently. You’d be surprised to learn that some of nature’s aquatic beings are actually color blind. 

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What Do Color Blind People See?

What Do Color Blind People See?

by Kevin Mulligan

Color blindness is an often misunderstood condition. Many assume because of its name that “color blind” means a person can only see in black and white. In actuality, the vast majority of people with color blindness do see color, but they see a much narrower range of color. It is estimated that a person with normal color vision can see up to 1 million distinct shades of color.

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The Impossible Garden: An Optics and Color Experience

The Impossible Garden: An Optics and Color Experience

by Kent Streeb

What is it like to see with an artist’s eye, yet unable to see the color in your work as most of the world sees it? At EnChroma, we hear from so many color blind creative people who yearn to see all the color in their artwork; or to understand the perspectives of normal sighted people when they experience their work; or who simply want to discover what they’ve been missing.

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Top 10 EnChroma Colorful Adventures of 2019

Top 10 EnChroma Colorful Adventures of 2019

by Portia Freed

It’s incredible when the world of color opens up to you. It makes you want to explore the world for color. We’ve selected our top picks of where to go to experience incredible color with your EnChroma glasses.

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How to Gift EnChroma Glasses in 5 Easy Steps

How to Gift EnChroma Glasses in 5 Easy Steps

by Kevin Mulligan

So you want to give a more colorful kind of gift? You’ve come to the right place! Follow these 5 easy steps to give the color blind person in your life the gift of vibrant color vision.

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