Health and fitness

Do you need glasses? This one image will tell you

By Marni Dixit May 13, 2015

A bunch of scientists have put together an image that you can look at to determine whether or not you need glasses.

Students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston created the optical illusion, which acts as a test to anybody in doubt over the condition of their eyes.

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Let us explain how it works...

The image is of a blurry picture of Marilyn Monroe, super imposed with a lightly drawn image of Albert Einstein.

Albert Einstein gif that can determine if you need glasses or not.

A healthy set of eyes will see Albert Einstein if they look at the picture from a normal/comfortable distance.

But far away from the screen, healthy eyes will see Monroe...

Albert Einstein gif that can determine if you need glasses or not.

If you don't get these results, then you can presume you need to wear glasses.

Pretty clever!

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