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Impact of congenital colour vision deficiency

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 06 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:96

Poor colour vision does not have to be a hindrance

  1. Robert G M Sellars (, physiotherapist
  1. FCE Systems, PO Box 9469, Newmarket, New Zealand 1031

EDITOR—The data of Cumberland et al suggest that screening for colour blindness may not be necessary.1 My colour “blindness” was not discovered until I was 19 during a medical examination for airforce pilots. Needless to say that was the end of any …

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