Marsai Martin is encouraging parents to get eye exams for their kids.
“I used to be in front of the classroom because I couldn’t see the board,” Martin shared. “I was the kid where everything was blurry, and during recess and in sports it was very difficult for me to clearly see anything.”
The Black-ish star says that after explaining her vision issues to her parents, it finally got better.
“I talked to my parents about it and I was that person who didn’t want glasses because I thought it was going to change how other people thought of me,” Martin said. “I was seven years old when I first got my glasses, but it actually made me more confident in myself and how I present things on a daily basis.”