‘My eyes flew out of my head’: A GP’s encounter with a patient who saw yellow

Dr David Ringleblum says it was the only time he referred back to his undergraduate pharmacology textbook.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Dr David Ringelblum

Dr David Ringelblum was working as a GP in Melbourne in the late 1990s when a patient turned up with yellow vision.

“This woman was probably around 30 and came in to see me saying, ‘I just feel generally unwell, and everything looks a bit hazy and yellow,’” Dr Ringelblum says.