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Good news for those with colour blindness!!

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2 Jul 2016 - General
 

A scientist has recently invented spectacles that can revert colour blindness in those who suffer from it. “In the simplest explanation, EnChroma’s glasses work by reestablishing the correct balance between signals from the three photopigments in the eye of the color deficient,” Donald McPherson, Ph.D. A person with red-green color blindness sees the world differently. Their red and green photopigments have more overlap than normal, making them unable to see certain colors. EnChroma found a way to alleviate this by creating a specialized lens that filters out specific colors.Hopefully, the contact lens version will be available in the near future. 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/sethporges/2015/04/28/can-these-glasses-really-fix-color-blindness-we-put-them-to-the-test/#571314e74d5a

This must be refreshing news for people suffering from colour blindness. I started to read the article on forbes, was distracted by the video that showed a father seeing colours for the first time, and then ended up watching 10+ videos on youtube of people who see colours for the first time in their lives thanks to the amazing work by the inventors of EnChroma. The emotions on their faces, how they react to seeing the world that they've been living in, in its real form is mesmerizing. Curr...
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