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What happens if someone was born blind can they see in their dreams?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Dr. Jan Lei Iwataanswered
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Great question!: There's studies showing that blind people can 'see color' in their inner vision thats pretty accurate to how those particular colors appear to us, who can see. How is that possible? So, that's a great question. If they had vision, and lost it later, it's probably true they can see in their dreams. For those who never saw, it's a different question, as those neurons were never developed that way.
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