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The doctor will 'see' you now: Online vs. in-person vision tests

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New glasses help the legally blind see

In this photo, Yvonne Felix wears eSight electronic glasses and looks around Union Square during a visit to San Francisco. The glasses enable the legally blind to see. Felix was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease after being hit by a car at the age of seven. Associated Press In this photo eSight CEO and President Brian Mech holds up a pair electronic glasses at Union Square in San Francisco. The glasses enable the legally blind to see. Associated Press Jeff Regan was born with underdeveloped...

10-year-old has emotional reaction to seeing colors for the very first time

Cayson Irlbeck is 10 years old and experiences colorblindness, or deuteranopia. His parents discovered this trait when he was in preschool, and he was unable to see blues, purples, reds or greens until a couple of weeks ago. “He could see, you know, some versions of color,” Aaron Irlbeck told NBC News correspondent Kristen Dahlgren. “Just more dull and boring than what we might see.” The way he perceived color didn’t hold Cayson back, and only manifested...