Discovering Race Bias While Shopping for Glasses

Photo by Scott Van Daalen on Unsplash

We had no idea our daughter was having trouble seeing at a distance.

At her annual eye exam, we were shocked when they told us she needed glasses. Her vision had always been 20/20. Now a teenager, her eyes were changing, and she developed myopia which is more commonly known as nearsightedness. My daughter is Asian, and according to the National Eye Institute, East Asians show the…

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Ree Jackson

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Helping people through career trauma. Sharing thoughts on kindness, health, parenting, and politics too. Author of the ebook Reject Revolution. Be well.