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Steph Curry Has Reportedly Been Playing With Vision Problems His Entire Career

Steph Curry

At this point, we all recognize Stephen Curry as one of the greatest shooters the game has ever seen. But has he been playing blind this whole time?

In a recent chat with Bleacher Report's Marc Thompson, the 6x All-Star revealed he has recently corrected eye-problems that have plagued him his entire life. After being in a bit of a shooting slump from February to early March, Curry has since hit at least five three-pointers in nine straight games, hitting on an absurd 48.7 percent from deep.

Contacts have literally changed his perspective.

"I started wearing contacts," Curry told Marcus Thompson. "No, I'm serious."

"I had gotten so used to squinting for so long," he added. "It was just normal."

The issue has seriously messed with Curry's vision.

"He said he has a condition called Keratoconus, known in the ophthalmology field as KC. Technically, it's an eye disease in which the cornea, normally a circle, progressively thins and takes on a cone shape. This distortion has given Curry what is known as an astigmatism, which is a type of error in the way the light bends when entering the eye. It doesn't distribute the light equally to the retina and leads to blurred or distorted vision."

A guy that has specialized, and perfected, the three-point shot has been putting up those insane numbers with literal blurred eye-sight. he man who set the NBA record for threes made in a season (402) and holds four of the top five seasons in three-pointers made, has literally been squinting his eyes to see.

It is hard to imagine him being even better at the long ball, but the stats are showing a rejuvenated Steph. In his last seven games, the Warriors' star is shooting an astounding 53% from deep with over 6 makes a game. He has not shot under 50% in his last five games.

Right as the Warriors appear at their most vulnerable, Curry has given us all reason to believe again. If this improved shooting stroke holds up, we might see completely new levels of dominance by this Golden State superteam.