ACQUIRED COLOR BLINDNESS

faulty chromatic eyesight that evolves inside an individual with prior normal eyesight and no reported problems. These kinds of colorblindness that are accrue later in life may be due to diseases of the retina or optic nerve, or damage to regions of the occipitotemporal cortex which holds the job of processing colors.

ACQUIRED COLOR BLINDNESS: "The nerve damage Scott faced from the accident resulted in acquired color blindness."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACQUIRED COLOR BLINDNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/acquired-color-blindness/ (accessed October 19, 2020).
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