Nathan’s Experience Went Viral
Nathan’s girlfriend decided to go above and beyond to help him experience the beauty of seeing colors. He’s been colorblind his whole life, so this gift would really change his perception of the world. She got him special glasses known as EnChroma Glasses that help people with color deficiency to detect and distinguish between various colors. Fortunately for everyone, she filmed his initial reaction.
Colorblind No More
As the video starts, one of the first things Nathan sees is his sneakers as he looks down. “These are red?” he asks. He even bends down to touch the red parts to make sure. It’s so pure and sweet. We then see him staring out the car window and commenting on the things he sees. There are flowers, houses, cars — he’s in a bit of a shock still at this suddenly colorful world in front of him. At one point, he even holds a children’s color book and can’t stop shaking his head in disbelief.
Nathan Isn’t the Only One
Color blindness is actually the most common eye disorder in the United States. It occurs when a person’s color cone cells are absent or not working efficiently. It varies in severity, and it primarily happens between reds, greens, and blues. Some people can still be able to distinguish between colors, while others are unable to see any form of color altogether. Aside from these glasses for colorblind people, there is still no cure for color blindness.