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    The craziest optometry stories of 2015

    We’ve already shared our most-read stories for the year, but now it’s our turn to share our favorite stories from 2015—and boy, did we have some fun this year.

    Our editorial goal has always been to bring you, our readers, the highest-quality practical advice. But this year, we tried to get creative and add a little fun into the mix. 

    #Dressgate

    Read the story: #Dressgate: ODs explain why people see this dress in different colors

    For about 48 hours last February, the Internet was on fire with an argument surrounding one image of one dress. Was it white and gold (you’ll never convince these Optometry Times editors otherwise)? Or was it black and blue?

    We weren’t there to solve the mystery, but we wanted to know more about the science behind the controversy. Why were so many people seeing the dress in certain colors, while another large group was convinced it was the other colors?

    We went to the experts to find out. Read that story HERE.

    Related: Optometry's biggest stories of 2015

    Colleen E. McCarthy
    Colleen McCarthy is a freelance writer based in the Cleveland area and a former editor of Optometry Times. She is a 2010 graduate of the ...

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