For those of us with low vision, some colors work well and make things easier to see. And others, not so much. It all comes down to contrast. In short, highly contrasting colors can make things easier to see. And the brighter, more intense, the light, the better the contrast in colors. That's why it's important to avoid shadows and dim lighting. And some colors can be easier to see than others. Bright reds, oranges, and yellows, for instance, are easier to see them pastels and dull colors, like beige.
Wearing yellow or amber sunglasses can increase the color contrast. They also help reduce eye strain and fatigue. You may want to give them a try. Contrast can play a role in how well you see items inside your home. Think about how much easier outlets and switches would be to see if there are dark colored outlet plates and switches on light colored walls
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