Color Vision Changes

“Sudden Changes in Color Vision: A Reason to Visit Your Ophthalmologist” 

Addressing Color Vision Anomalies for Optimal Eye Care 

Sudden changes in color vision can be a cause for concern, signaling potential underlying issues that require professional evaluation. At Peachtree Ophthalmology located in Norcross, we specialize in understanding and addressing color vision changes. Here’s when you should schedule an appointment with Dr. Washington: 

Loss of Color Discrimination: If you experience a sudden loss of color discrimination or difficulty distinguishing between certain colors, it may be indicative of optic nerve issues, retinal problems, or other conditions affecting color perception. 

Appearance of Color Blindness: The sudden onset of color blindness, where you were able to perceive colors before, warrants immediate attention to identify and address the underlying cause. 

Associated Vision Changes: Color vision changes accompanied by other visual disturbances, such as blurred vision or flashes of light, may indicate retinal issues or neurological concerns requiring ophthalmologic evaluation. 

Medication-Induced Changes: Certain medications may cause changes in color vision. If you notice alterations in how you perceive colors after starting a new medication, consult with Dr. Washington to assess and manage the situation. 

Migraine-Related Changes: Sudden changes in color vision, especially in association with migraines, may require evaluation to rule out serious underlying conditions affecting the visual system. 

Addressing color vision changes promptly is crucial for maintaining optimal eye health. Schedule an appointment at Peachtree Ophthalmology for a comprehensive examination and personalized care to address color vision anomalies effectively. 

How To Contact Us

Our eye clinic is ideally located close to the intersection of Holcomb Bridge Rd and Spalding Dr. Serving Norcross GA, Duluth, Sandy Springs, Roswell & Johns Creek.


4045 Wetherburn Way, Ste 1
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

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Office Hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sat & Sun: Closed

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