Millions of Brits have 3D myopia

Millions of Brits have 3D myopia

By Christopher Dring

July 12th 2010 at 1:15PM

Between 10 and 12 per cent of the UK population will miss out on the 3D revolution due to visual impairment, says eye expert

3D may be the industry buzzword of 2010, but did you know a major proportion of the UK population can’t even see it?

Over six million British consumers have poor binocular vision, which means they either cannot see or have difficulty seeing the effects on 3DS or in movies such as Avatar.

The study comes from UK charity The Eyecare Trust.

“It’s more than you think,” Dharmesh Patel, chairman of The Eyecare Trust, told MCV.

“About 12 per cent have 3D vision problems and you’ll find a similar percentage worldwide.

Full sotry is available on MCV