Although Opie Hughes could see well, he suffers from protanopia, which affects his ability to see red and green colors properly
Using a pair of EnChroma glasses, Hughes was finally able to see colors accurately for the first time. According to the company’s website, the glasses allow users see more vibrant colors “yet without compromising the accuracy or color balance of the scene.”
Hughes knew about the technology, but was unable to drop $ 350+ on the glasses.
“My girlfriend actually stumbled across them online and tagged me in a link while I was at work,” Hughes told Inside Edition.”I was going to just instantly buy them, but then realized they would cost too much money. My sister ended up setting up a GoFundMe, which I knew about, but didn’t expect anything of.” Read more…