Article Translations: (Spanish)
No, not the kind you put ice cream in... the kind in your eyes! Cones are tiny cells in the back of the eye that are sensitive to light and help you see. A problem with the chemicals in the cones, or if some color cones are missing, can cause color blindness.
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