Scientists have carried out a study and found that dyslexic patients have an unusual pattern of cells in the eyes. These unusual patterns make them see letters from the back to the front.
– Previously, scientists have thought of the brain as the main focus when evaluating and treating dyslexia.
– A breakthrough in research has identified cells in the central area of the retina making it difficult to read letters since they appear back to front.
– For people with dyslexia, the brain has to rely on two slightly different versions of a given visual scene.
This means each eye battles for dominance – causing confusion in the brain and leading to some letters such as ‘b’ and‘d’ becoming confused.
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