Same world, just seen in different colours

Civil servant Joshua Chow, 30, was in primary school when he found out he was colour blind. He has trouble telling green from red when they are placed together. Mr Chow has deuteranomaly, a type of red-green colour deficiency.

There are inconveniences, but civil servant says living with red-green colour deficiency isn't a major problem

Civil servant Joshua Chow, 30, was only in primary school when he found out he was colour blind. He has trouble telling green from red when they are placed together.

It ruled him out of certain occupations, according to a one-page list the young boy was given when he went for further tests.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 06, 2018, with the headline 'Same world, just seen in different colours'. Print Edition | Subscribe