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Coloured Filter

Coloured filters are designed to help an individual with visual stress and some other visual problems to see and/or read better.

A coloured lens is a normal, non-refractive lens, which has been tinted and placed in a pair of spectacles so that the person wearing the spectacles can see more clearly.

A coloured overlay is a piece of coloured, transparent plastic which is placed over a piece of text in order to make it easier to read.

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