FDA Approves Eyeglasses Designed to Combat Dyslexia

Published 08/08 2013 11:40AM

Updated 08/08 2013 11:42AM

(KPRC) Failing grades and being held back in school are just some of the issues families of children with dyslexia are dealing with. However, a recently FDA approved tool is changing that.

Cade Taylor, 12, has always struggled with reading.

"The words were bouncing, going in waves, all blurry," he explains.

Optometrist Dr. Angela Marcaccio introduced Cade to the ChromaGen lenses.

"I can read faster, better and I can read longer words now," he says.

" It does not work for the dyslexic that flips the letters or they are mirrored. This is more the movement type of dyslexia," Dr. Marcaccio explains.

Dr. Marcaccio selects from 16 different colored lens filters which correct the visual reading disorder often described as, one eye sees faster than the other.

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