Dyslexic Children See Major Reading Improvements With New Tinted Glasses
December 1, 2011
ABC News reported yesterday that specially tinted lenses sold by ChromaGen Vision are helping dyslexic children read faster and see words more clearly.
The special lenses were originally developed by British optician and researcher David Harris to help people with color blindness. However, he found that by altering the wavelength of light that reaches the eye, the tinted lenses reduced the visual distortions that make reading difficult for people with dyslexia.
Despite skeptics, parents who bought the ChromaGen Vision lenses for children who were diagnosed with dyslexia are reporting startling improvements in their children’s reading capabilities.
Available as either prescription eyeglasses that look like sunglasses or contact lenses, the ChromaGen Vision glasses typically cost between run $700 to $1,000, while the tinted contact lenses cost about 50% less.
Click here to read the full report on ABC News.
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