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Improving Efficiency and Accessibility at Work with Color Blind Glasses

Improving Efficiency and Accessibility at Work with Color Blind Glasses

One in 12 men (8%) and one in 200 women are color blind? Red green color blindness -- a broad term for the two most common types of color blindnessdeuteranopia and protanopia-- affects the lives and work of tens of millions of people. While people with normal color vision see over one million hues and shades, the red green color blind only see about 10% of colors. 

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How Color Blind Glasses Changed a Baseball Player’s Career

How Color Blind Glasses Changed a Baseball Player’s Career

John McKee was a promising young baseball player from Southern California who, in his senior year at Redlands Valley High School, signed to play at the University of San Francisco for the 2017 season. After a season at USF, however, he left. He wasn’t hitting. He transferred to San Bernardino College the next season but did no better...

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Accessibility and Color Deficiency: Color Blind Women in the Workplace and the World

Accessibility and Color Deficiency: Color Blind Women in the Workplace and the World

Color Blind Women in the Workplace and the World Color blindness affects some 350 million people worldwide. Lawyers, museum curators, chemistry professors, teachers, law enforcement officers, doctors, grocery clerks, and students, among others, all must adjust their jobs and their lives.

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UC Davis Eye Center Study: EnChroma Eyewear Enhances Color Perception

UC Davis Eye Center Study: EnChroma Eyewear Enhances Color Perception

You may have seen compelling videos of people reacting to seeing colors vividly for the first time and wondered how EnChroma glasses work—but have you wondered what happens when people take them off? EnChroma glasses are specifically designed to help people with color vision deficiency see colors more vibrantly, clearly, and distinctly. 

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How Everyday Colors Change with EnChroma Glasses

How Everyday Colors Change with EnChroma Glasses

Since that first night the sun laid to rest over the horizon behind the Canadian Rocky Mountains and covered itself with a blanket of cloudy cotton candy, I have had a hard time taking my EnChroma glasses off. Everyday now I try to go for a walk in the afternoons and document things I didn’t know..

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Why Can’t I Pass the Color Blindness Test with My EnChroma Glasses?

Why Can’t I Pass the Color Blindness Test with My EnChroma Glasses?

by Mark Mattison-Shupnick

Other color blind glasses can help you cheat on the test and might help you pass it. These other color blind glasses that boast an ability to help you pass the test may not deliver on their intended use: to help you see color vibrancy across the color spectrum.

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How to Clean and Use Eyewear for Protection from COVID-19

How to Clean and Use Eyewear for Protection from COVID-19

by Mark Mattison-Shupnick

The COVID-19 virus has had a profound effect on all our lives and how we address hygiene. Washing our hands thoroughly and often is crucial. Wearing a mask can help protect from inhaling the novel virus, especially when a person coughs or sneezes, and prevents touching the nose and mouth. It is also important to note that eyewear can be used as a protective measure during this time.

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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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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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