Lifestyle and home remedies

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Although there are no clinical treatments to correct inherited color vision problems, most people find ways to work around their poor color vision. For example, you can:

  • Memorize the order of colored objects. If it's important to know individual colors, such as with traffic lights, memorize the order of the colors.
  • Label colored items that you want to match with other items. Have someone with good color vision help you sort and label your clothing. Arrange your clothes in your closet or drawers so that colors that can be worn together are near each other.
Feb. 13, 2014