New glasses to fix colorblindness

Glasses cost about $600

Doctors have said there is no way to fix colorblindness until now.

California scientist Don McPherson says he's developed a pair of sunglasses that can help color blind people see normally.

In people that suffer from this deficiency, the red and green color sensing pigments in their eyes overlap so much it causes both colors to look brown. 

But the sunglasses block a narrow part of the spectrum between the two colors which lets the person see the difference.

And McPherson says colorblind patients made snap judgments based on color 30 percent faster with the glasses on.

But he says the biggest joy he gets out of these glasses is how it introduces the people wearing them to new things.

And price tag on these glasses is estimated at merely $600.

 

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