Van Gogh’s Eyesight and Paintings

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There has long been speculation by the eyecare community about Van Gogh’s eyesight and why he used so much yellow in his paintings. Some have suggested that he may have been over-treated with a medication called digitalis. In toxic yet non-lethal doses, digitalis is known to cause Xanthopsia, commonly referred to as ‘yellow vision.’ The extensive list […]

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Driving and Glare


Glare is a serious danger when it comes to driving, both during the day and night, but especially when driving directly into the sun. It can temporarily BLIND the driver so that curves, other cars or even people are not seen, possibly resulting in tragedies that could be avoided. Most accidents from glare happen in […]

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