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Klingons - Glasses?

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    cybertimes

    [1]Jun 25, 2006
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    You never see a Klingon with glasses. Is it just that they have cured eye imperfections or did they just forget?
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    lobomensch

    [2]Jun 26, 2006
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    Maybe they just like the eye-patch look? Chang, Martok...
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    MacBeth_668

    [3]Jun 26, 2006
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    How often do you see Humans or anyone else with glasses? aside for Kirk occasional use of reading glasses in the movies.
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    fluterITM

    [4]Jun 27, 2006
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    A transporter tech was wearing glasses(very briefly!)I think it was in The Menagerie. No other instances come to mind right now.
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    lobomensch

    [5]Jul 1, 2006
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    There may have been someone wearing glasses during the ship's briefing scene in ST:TMP, will need to look again there.
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    SRP76

    [6]Jul 9, 2006
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    Better question:

    Is Geordi the ONLY guy in the universe that wore the air filter on his face?

    I'm pretty sure SOMEone else was blind during that time period, but we never saw anybody!

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    lobomensch

    [7]Jul 9, 2006
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    Geordi's was pretty much a prototype, from what I gathered, especially with the way they made it seem new and innovative with the questions from Picard to him in "Heart Of Glory."
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    LithiumAngel420

    [8]Jul 24, 2006
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    This makes one wonder what took them so long to develop such a thing for the blind. The technology had been there, someone just needed to develop it.
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    lobomensch

    [9]Jul 25, 2006
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    One would think some kind of sonar device would have been tried before that.
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    skeeter291

    [10]Aug 5, 2006
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    Dr. Miranda Jones (Diana Muldaur) was blind in Is There in Truth No Beauty and she used a sensor web over her clothes to help her get around.
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    lobomensch

    [11]Aug 5, 2006
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    I remember that love bead dress, though it didn't really seem to guide her anywhere, just keep her from running into things.
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    sl1974

    [12]Aug 9, 2006
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    Back to the original question, it would be weak to admit having a disability ... and most likely this is not a Klingon that would become a warrior which is the usual class we ever saw. Just thinking ... On the rest of it, maybe in most cases blindness could have been corrected depending on the cause - maybe stimulating growth of new tissue, transplants, etc.
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