A stem of rice, a chicken feather, threshing debris lifted by the wind. Such elements can easily scratch the front of the eye, inviting infections that lead to corneal ulcers, opaque scars, and vision loss. People who perform manual agricultural labor are far more likely to suffer corneal abrasions, and they are the least likely […]
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Noah Hirson wants to know how his mother’s eye disease makes the world look different. “It’s like looking through a tunnel this wide,” she explains, holding her hands about four inches apart. Although her visual field has narrowed dramatically, the faces of her family – sons Noah, 8, Ari, 5, and husband Ron – remain vivid and detailed, for now.Visions Summer 2014