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Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome / Irlen Syndrome: Use of Colored Filters and Lenses (student project)

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, May 4, 2013.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

    Some people will probably have come across colored filters/lens - people in my family use them and I've heard them suggested for ME/CFS.

    Anyway, here's a student project I happened to come across that looks like it reviews the literature.

    Full text at: Pat Davis.doc

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  2. Esther12

    Esther12 Senior Member

    Ta Dolphin. I tried looking in to the research around this stuff a while back, and wasn't sure what to make of it. Someone I know in the NHS had used it themselves, but was still unsure if it was quackery when I asked them about evidence for it's use. It always seemed a bit dodgy to me... but schools have been using it to 'help' kids with, and it seems to be in the 'mainstream'. I wonder how it ever came to be used.

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