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    Philip Barlow shows us what is to be miope

    If we have never needed glasses in our lives, we probably are not even aware of how little or how many people see the world, due to myopia, astigmatism, and others. I have myopia, but not much, really. The South African painter Philip Barlow has created a series of hyperrealistic paintings that show how short-sighted people see without glasses everything that surrounds them. We can barely make out the shapes in the paintings at first glance, everything looks blurry. But every short-sighted person will agree that this is the world when you take off your glasses. That uncomfortable feeling of being on the beach, getting out of the water, and…