Lancaster event gives insight into being visually impaired

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LANCASTER, Pa. - LJS Studios in Lancaster partnered with VisionCorps to give people an idea of what it is like to be visually impaired. People could put on goggles that replicated eye diseases like having cataracts. Loryn Spangler-Jones, who owns the gallery, also teaches students who are visually impaired.

"They're hungry. They're passionate. They want to make art and it's beautiful because they're not being told I can't," she said.

"I hope that people walk away with a sense of knowing that VisionCorps is here to assist them in the community should they develop a vision impairment or start to lose their vision at any point," said Amy Giangiulio with Vision Corp.

The painting that was created is called "Creating a New Vision" and will hang in the VisionCorps office.