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Two brothers in Rocklin are seeing a more vivid world after winning new glasses that have boosted their color vision.
Declan Rogers and his older brother Ryan have red-green colorblindness, a condition that impacts their ability to see those colors.
Declan, 10, submitted a video to a nationwide contest held by EnChroma, maker of the glasses, which increase the ability to see colors. He and his brother were among 75 entrants nationwide who won the EnChroma glasses. The company received roughly 200 applications.
“It was incredible,” said Ryan, 17, of the colors he saw when he first tried on the glasses last week. “Most reds and greens blend together in my normal vision, and everything has a washed-out, muted brown tinge to it, almost like looking at an older photograph.”
Once Declan tried on the glasses, “I noticed everything looked a bit different,” he said.
In his video, Declan features some of his drawings, which are devoid of colors. Stephanie Rogers, who recorded the video, said that her two daughters, who are not colorblind, add a lot of color to their art.
Red-green colorblindness is a condition that af... http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article51059910.html