BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
It's a learning difference that can make it hard to read and spell. Depending on how severe, dyslexia can make things, like school, seem impossible.
One mom in Baton Rouge was told her son's case was so severe, he'd never graduate. But some new glasses are giving som...[read more]
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (KGO) -- For children and adults struggling with dyslexia, reading can often be a challenge. But a system of lenses has won clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to treat certain symptoms associated with the condition.
For Chloe Broyles, reading books like Jack London'...[read more]
"Eye doctors say there are three main types of dyslexia and these tinted lenses won't help all types, but for those with visual spacial distortions in what they see ChromaGen glasses could be a life-changing tool."
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An advancement in eyewear technology may help dyslexic children and adults with severe reading problems, in addition to those who suffer from color blindness.
Thoma & Sutton, an eye care practice in Southern Ohio and Northern Kentucky, held a demonstration of 'ChromaG...[read more]
ROSEVILLE (CBS13) – Ground-breaking new technology is in sight for those suffering from dyslexia.
Eye doctors say you could have 20-20 vision and still not be able read the words on the page, but new eyeglasses are bringing life-changing results to young and old.
Chloe Broyles, 10, doesn’t...[read more]
They look like simple sunglasses, but a new kind of lens technology can help people overcome major learning obstacles. Children and adults who struggle with reading are literally seeing a difference.
"They just help a lot," said 9-year-old Margaret Ann Hidell. She says doing her homework is easi...[read more]
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Imagine trying to read, but the words jumble together or even appear to wiggle on the page. "They were all squished up together and it seem like most of them were together when they weren't," said senior student Jonathan Mitchell. That is the experience for students suffe...[read more]
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — It almost seems like science fiction, glasses specially designed to enable dyslexic students to see words clearly on a page, for the first time in their lives.
"When I put the glasses on, the words really spaced out and it made me read the words a lot faster," Luke Arn...[read more]
It is the beginning of the school year and for many students, that can be a very trying time. Visually impaired students struggle with tasks like reading, and seeing the board. That’s why a company called ChromaGen™ has developed colored lenses that are correcting some vision impairments.
More than one in 10 students are dyslexic, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Many endure hours of expensive tutoring or special education to manage the learning difficulty.A dyslexic may see words in a very confusing way: Letters might appear to be backwards, upside-dow...[read more]
DFW Close up reports that if you suffer from double vision or dyslexia, ChromaGen lenses may be your solution.
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FLORENCE, WI -- An optometrist in Florence, Wisconsin has been changing his patients' outlook on life with new lenses, called ChromaGen. Dr. Nelson Hassell is the only optometrist north of Chicago who has invested in the new technology.
The ChromaGen website reports that they have a 97 percent su...[read more]
A Facebook friend recently posted that her daughter read Mr. Popper’s Penguins (all 139 pages) in two days.
The girl is 5.
Reading, it seems, has become the new status measure with parents. We boast when our little ones acquire the skill early and fret when they pick it up late, or, worse,...[read more]
Stephanie Natalie of Mokena was skeptical when her son's eye doctor told her there was a new kind of glasses that might help with Steven's reading problems.
"But I thought, 'Why not give it a shot?'" she says.
Steven, 9, had struggled with reading since kindergarten and received special help a...[read more]
Specially tinted lenses originally developed for color blindness are helping some U.S. dyslexics read faster and see words more clearly, confirming the claims of the lenses' British inventor and the company that started selling them here in September.
As soon as Max Klinger, a Miami first-grader ...[read more]
As parents, we naturally want what’s best for our children. One of the most important parts of our role in shaping their lives is to equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. As such, building literacy and cultivating a love for reading at an early age is often the first...[read more]
A new generation of ChromaGen lenses, a system of filtered lenses designed to aid people with dyslexia and color blindness, is being introduced in the U.S. The prescription-only lenses, which are available as eyeglasses or contacts, are being marketed by ChromaGen Vision LLC, which acquired the Chro...[read more]