There are 656 million people around the world who have colour vision difficulties. How do people with colour blindness see colour? How does colour vision work? Have you ever wondered how a dyschromatopsic sees traffic lights?
At DIVE-Medical we want you to be able to understand the difficulties that visual impairments represent for those who suffer from them, as well as the importance of a quick, prompt and accurate detection and treatment. For this reason, we have created a Blog that allows us to explain everything about visual function, the existing methods of diagnosing visual problems and the benefits that DIVE offers.
Contrast sensitivity tells us if we are capable of distinguishing shapes that have a luminosity similar to that of the background in which they are placed. It can be affected by different visual problems more significantly than visual acuity, so it is advisable to examine contrast sensitivity in order to have a better assessment of the visual quality of a person.
Challenges in the detection of visual pathologies in small children Unlike other sensory systems in humans, the visual system is very immature at birth, and gradually develops during the first months and years of life. The first years of early childhood, spanning until three years of age, are a critical window for the development of …