According to data from Color-Blindness.com—a comprehensive resource on the subject—around 0.5% women and 8% men suffer from the inability to view the correct shades of color.
Color blindness is not a form of blindness, but a deficiency in the way you see color. With this vision problem, you have difficulty distinguishing certain colors, such as blue and yellow or red and green.
There are various types of color blindness, but the most common ones are deuteranomalia, protanopia, and tritanopia. There is a misconception that colorblind people perceive the world in black in white. However that’s not the case, the pictures show fascinating results!
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# Normal Vision
A normal person with a normal vision will see these colors perfectly.
This is the most common type of color blindness. 4.63% of men suffer from deuteranomaly and don’t even realize it! From the photo, we can see that the colors, in general, have become a little pale, especially the greens and reds.
It’s less widespread than the other types of color blindness. Usually, only 1% of men experience the fading red and green shaded vision. Although their blue and yellow shades remain unchanged.
Tritanopia affects both men and women equally. People suffering from Tritanopia see the world in a greenish-pink tone.
# Total Color Blindness
Yes, Total color blindness exists. However, it’s so rare that only 0.00003% of the world’s population has it!
See the pictures below to see how a normal image is seen by people affected by color blindness.