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ChromaGen lenses help Steven
Posted May 15, 2012 By Chicago Parent

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 at school. Anything that might help was worth exploring.

Dr. Jennifer Johnson, an optometrist in Mokena, Crestwood and Manhattan, had just been certified to treat patients using ChromaGen lenses, which can help correct color blindness and some reading problems. Johnson thought Steven's type of reading issues might be something the lenses could correct.

"A lot of these kids will notice that words move on them," she says. "They look like they're popping out of the page."

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