The 9th Soul

My eyes…have trouble seeing “green” o_O

Posted in health defects by Fated Blue on August 30, 2008

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Deuteranopia (1% of males): Lacking the medium-wavelength cones, those affected are again unable to distinguish between colors in the green-yellow-red section of the spectrum. Their neutral point is at a slightly longer wavelength, 498 nm. The deuteranope suffers the same hue discrimination problems as the protanope, but without the abnormal dimming. The names red, orange, yellow, and green really mean very little to him aside from being different names that every one else around him seems to be able to agree on. Similarly, violet, lavender, purple, and blue, seem to be too many names to use logically for hues that all look alike to him. This is one of the rarer forms of colorblindness making up about 1% of the male population, also known as Daltonism after John Dalton. (Dalton’s diagnosis was confirmed as deuteranopia in 1995, some 150 years after his death, by DNA analysis of his preserved eyeball.) Deuteranopic unilateral dichromats report that with only their deuteranopic eye open, they see wavelengths below the neutral point as blue and those above it as yellow.
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I can barely see the number 49 in this one. all i can possibly make out of this pic is a distorted 4 and a very ugly 9-ish thing

I’ll be seeing a doctor for this just to confirm my self diagnosis.

I used paint.net to adjust the level for me. I am able to see it MUCH MUCH clearer now.

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