Glaucopsia--blue-grey vision

Br J Ind Med. 1972 Oct;29(4):460-1. doi: 10.1136/oem.29.4.460.


Jones, W. T., and Kipling, M. D. (1972).Brit. J. industr. Med.,29, 460-461. Glaucopsia—blue-grey vision. Blue-grey vision due to the effect of certain amines on the eye is a recognized but generally little known phenomenon. We review previous accounts of the condition and describe our experience of its occurrences. We consider the condition should be known as `glaucopsia'.

MeSH terms

  • Amines / adverse effects*
  • Color Vision Defects / chemically induced*
  • Color Vision Defects / epidemiology
  • Ethylamines / adverse effects
  • Humans
  • Morpholines / adverse effects
  • Occupational Diseases / chemically induced*
  • Piperidines / adverse effects
  • Retinal Pigments


  • Amines
  • Ethylamines
  • Morpholines
  • Piperidines
  • Retinal Pigments