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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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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How EnChroma Glasses Work

How EnChroma Glasses Work

by Andrew Schmeder

What goes into developing the incredible EnChroma lens that gives color blind people the ability to see colors they only previously imagined? Let’s start with a little background on how we process color vision in the eye.

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Are Dogs Color Blind?

Are Dogs Color Blind?

by Kevin Mulligan

You grab a tennis ball and hurl it across the yard for your dog, but does she see its bright yellow-green color or is it just a shade of grey? It’s a commonly held misconception that dogs only see in black, white, and grey, however, our furry friends’ color vision is a little more complex than that.

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What is Color Blindness?

What is Color Blindness?

by Mark Mattison-Shupnick

Color is emotional, experiential, and tactical. It gives art life. It entices us to eat certain foods and buy certain jewelry, and sometimes it literally defines these things. We also use color to interpret information such as signs and lights. 

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Faces of EnChroma

Faces of EnChroma

by Kevin Mulligan

At EnChroma, we strive to make the world a more colorful place. Our goal is to bring you the highest quality glasses made with the utmost care by people who are passionate about what they do.

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John Dalton: The Father of Color Blindness

John Dalton: The Father of Color Blindness

by Kevin Mulligan

September 6th is International Color Blind Awareness Day, but did you know that it’s also John Dalton’s birthday? Along with his work in atomic theory, Dalton is known as one of the first scientists to study color blindness. 

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What Is It Like to Be Color Blind?

What Is It Like to Be Color Blind?

by Kevin Mulligan

What is it like to be color blind? If you asked a hundred people, you might get a hundred different answers. Color blindness affects 300 million people worldwide and each person’s experience is different. Millions of perspectives might be more than we can gather, but as a color blind member of the EnChroma team, I can certainly give you mine!

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