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Beth Underwood: It’s easy to see, the best part about an eye exam is that pair of stylish paper sunglasses

“Take a look at these lines,” the optometric assistant said, holding out a small sheet of paper on a clipboard. “Stare at the dot in the center, cover your left eye and tell me if the lines look straight, crooked, or wavy.” Such was the first directives at my recent eye check-up. “They look straight,” I replied. “Are they supposed to look straight?” And so it began. For the next...