You may think of them as perfect, but you might be surprised to know that many of the celebrities we have today are as normal as everybody else. Like ordinary people, some of them have very poor vision. Now, here is a look at stars that have vision problems. Can you guess who they are?
1. This actor is blind in one eye and nearsighted in the other. He became a star when he landed the lead role in the 80s hit TV series 21 Jump Street. We rarely see him wearing glasses on screen although he is frequently spotted wearing sunglasses. He may be one of the biggest stars we have today and one of the highest earners, but according to the Pirates of the Caribbean star, without his glasses, his vision is totally blurred. At 50, he continues to delight us with his varied roles and versatile works. Can you guess who this is? Answer: Johnny Depp
2. This singer, actress, and songwriter is the best selling female recording artist of all time. She has won some of the most prestigious awards in the industry, including several Grammy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and other numerous awards. A cultural icon in her own right, she is one of the most influential celebrities of our time. Rarely seen onstage with her glasses, the Queen of Pop usually wears her eyeglasses offstage and during concert rehearsals. Answer: Madonna
3. When you think of a visually impaired singer, he is probably the first person that will come to your mind. The Grammy Award-winning singer has had more than 30 hits during his time. He has the most number of Grammy Awards by a solo artist. Born blind, he eventually became one of the stars of Motown Records and continued to make hit after hit for more than three decades. Who is the African American singer known across the globe? Answer: Stevie Wonder
4. One of the most famous musicians and known for his sense of fashion and style, this musician has won multiple Grammy Awards and other prestigious awards. He has been one of the most influential musicians for more than four decades. In more recent years, he was active in social awareness campaigns, such as HIV and AIDS awareness campaigns. He was commonly seen with glasses, both on and off the stage. Although he is still seen with his fashionable glasses and sunglasses, in 2003, he traded his glasses for LASIK surgery to correct his bad vision. Answer: Elton John
If you are suffering from vision problems, it is best to see an eye specialist. Like many of our stars who have vision problems, you too can live a full life. Advances in vision correction and eye conditions make most eye problems easier to treat. You can visit Houston LASIK & Eye, one of the leading laser eye surgery or LASIK centers in Houston. They use the latest correction procedures and treatment.
Houston LASIK & Eye leads in providing premium LASIK technologies to Houston, Sugar Land, and the surrounding region. The Center’s award-winning medical director introduced revolutionary technologies such as iLASIK to the region. This technology is used by NASA astronauts, Navy SEALS and Air Force fighter pilots. At Houston LASIK & Eye, you can now receive the same treatment. For more information, please call (281) 240-0478 or visit us at www.houston-lasik.com.
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Amjad Khokhar, M.D. is Chief LASIK Surgeon at Houston LASIK & Eye. Add Dr. Khokhar on Google+ here.