Can You See the Kid on the Bike?

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August 2010

Dr. Mark Kimpel, an Indiana University research doctor and ophthalmologist, says he really doesn’t care for the photo you see here, as it doesn’t accurately show what night vision loss is really like. He describes night vision loss this way: “When you’re driving at night, you’ll still see the yellow stripe on the road. What you won’t see is the kid on the bike.”

Night vision loss Vegas scene

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