New Eyewear Could Help People with Red-Green Color Blindness
Glasses based on a new color vision theory are already being used medically to enhance vasculature and bruising beneath skin. Now they are being tested to aid those with color blindness, although the lenses inhibit the perception of yellows and blues
“Whereas the Oxy-Iso gives the colorblind a new enhanced red-green sense, useful among other things for emotions and health on the skin of others, our Oxy-Amp technology enhances the perception of emotions and health for all of those with normal color vision,” Changizi said.
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