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While barely a teenager, I was on a holiday at my father’s home where one of my aunts (a young one) fished a bowl of coins and asked me to check the value of those coins as her vision was blurry. My aunt wasn’t exactly blind – she still wears spectacles but without her glasses she finds it difficult to see. It was scary then to realize that she wasn’t able to read numbers engraved in such large fonts. It still bothers me when I see people with vision issues. If it is scary being blind or having severe vision issues, imagine what happens when one slowly but surely goes blind after years of being sighted? How do they adjust and adapt to progressive vision loss? Here’s a perspective: