Famous actors and eye conditions

PLX Academy · News · 21 April 2022

To us ordinary people, celebrities look like gods or goddesses. We want to be like them because to us, they are perfect. They don’t seem to have a flaw and everything about them is so envious.

Even famous actors suffer from serious health and eye conditions. Your favorite celebrities walking on the red carpet in fancy designer dresses may have the same eye problems as you.

Hugh Grant

While he may not need scuba goggles to watch a movie as he did in “Notting Hill” his eyesight is quite weak and he can’t go even a day without his glasses. He had Covidand on“The Late Show With Stephen Colbert”, he revealed a very unusual symptom saying his eyeballs felt about three sizes too big. Experts believe that Covid can bring some notorious and unusual changes in your vision.If you feel like your vision has changed suddenly or your eyeballs have started to look different, consult a healthcare specialist.

Johnny Depp

The most versatile actor of his day and age, Johnny Depp is not a stranger to vision problems. Some people who see him in interviews and on red carpets may think that he is a fan of the tinted glasses trend.  But he has a practical reason for wearing those glasses – he is completely blind in his left eye. He was born with a vision problem. For his iconic role of Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean”, he had to put his glasses aside and was only able to see a few inches in front of him.

Jennifer Aniston

Hollywood sweetheart Jennifer Aniston when talking about her eye condition to Health said: “I’ve had dry eye for years, I just didn’t know what it was. I just thought I had allergies. My eyes are light-colored, so I thought they were more sensitive to the outside elements. The problem got to the point when I was using eye drops two to three times every hour to feel relief because it was so painful and so irritating and itchy.  It got in the way of the joys of my daily life. Reading scripts started to become impossible. I was getting headaches. My eyes were swollen and irritated.”  So, if you have symptoms of a dry eye do not play with fire, go to an ophthalmologist immediately.

Mila Kunis

“I was blind in one eye for many years, and nobody knew,” said Kunis in an interview for Cosmopolitan. As a result of her condition, she suffered blurred vision, developed a cataract and her eyes became different colors. But surgery has corrected the problem.

Dame Judy Dench

Known for her excellent portrayal of a variety of roles on the big screen and M in the James Bond movies, Dench is learning how to cope with age-related macular degeneration. AMD gives birth to vision problems such as blurriness, and distortion and may even lead to vision loss. She uses vision tools and techniques such as a mobile app made specifically for people with AMD to read the news. She also hates to be labeled as the ‘National Treasure’ but that’s what she is.