I agree, Matt. As someone who has suffered extensive vision loss, I often wondered about this very thing.
You'd be surprised how many people believe they will forget---color, things like that.It's not uncommon.
I really am glad I came in and read this today. I really enjoyed it and it meant something to me on a personal level, but hopefully to others as well. We must never forget how beautiful those things we see everyday are, even if we can only continue to see them in dream, perceive them that way.
The eyes are part of the brain. The brain is home for our images, all those memories, anything imagined or stored there.