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Dr. Jonathan Levin
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Difficulty Reading (Overview)

Difficulty reading is a symptom in which a person has trouble reading, maybe due to nearsightedness, farsightedness, other vision loss, learning disability, etc


Dr. Jonathan Levin
14 doctors shared insights

Difficulty Reading (Overview)

Difficulty reading is a symptom in which a person has trouble reading, maybe due to nearsightedness, farsightedness, other vision loss, learning disability, etc


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Having difficulty reading. 7 years old?

Having difficulty reading. 7 years old?

Glasses?: A seven-year-old who has trouble reading might just need glasses. Get him/her evaluated by a good eye doctor. ...Read more

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Difficulty reading lots of text without sore eyes. Drops?

Dry eyes: Most likely you are getting dry eyes. When we read, we stare and do not blink as often. Our tears will evaporate and unless we blink and flush new tears over our eyes, they will get very dry. Try using over the counter artificial tears. Main difference is how thick or thin they are. If tears still do not help, you may need to see and eye doctor to see about other treatment options. ...Read more

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Having difficulty reading. 7 years old?

Glasses?: A seven-year-old who has trouble reading might just need glasses. Get him/her evaluated by a good eye doctor. ...Read more

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Difficulty reading signs from a distance. What is that?

Difficulty reading signs from a distance. What is that?

Nearsightedness.: You need an eye exam, as you may be nearsighted, which means you have difficulty seeing things that are far away, such as signs on the road while you're driving. You may need glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more

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In vision feels like thousand dots when in the dark. In light it it's less noticeable but present. Difficulty Reading black text on white background.

In vision feels like thousand dots when in the dark. In light it it's less noticeable but present. Difficulty Reading black text on white background.

The best help you: can receive is to see an eye doctor. He/she will do tests and let you know what is happening. If a problem is present you can be given ways to stop or correct it. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Far sight difficulty reading minor details on boards or street sign at times.?

Far sight difficulty reading minor details on boards or street sign at times.?

Nearsightedness.: You need an eye exam, as you may be nearsighted, which means you have difficulty seeing things that are far away, such as signs on the road while you're driving. You may need glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more

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If you have difficulty reading the chalkboard from the back row, what vision problem could you have?

If you have difficulty reading the chalkboard from the back row, what vision problem could you have?

Refractive error: If you could do this at one time. And the eyes have not been injured or gotten any illness, then the most likely thing is that you have acquired a need for eyeglass correction, most likely myopia (nearsightedness) and perhaps a little astigmatism. See your ophthalmologist to get it measured and have the proper eyeglasses prescribed. ...Read more

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Far sight blur images, difficulty reading minor details on boards or street sign at times., what to do?

Far sight blur images, difficulty reading minor details on boards or street sign at times., what to do?

Nearsightedness.: You need an eye exam, as you may be nearsighted, which means you have difficulty seeing things that are far away, such as signs on the road while you're driving. You may need glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Levin
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Reading Difficulty (Definition)

There are many forms of reading difficulty. A somewhat well-known one is dyslexia. In this form the reader mentally flips letters around thereby making reading difficult. Another reading difficulty is about comprehension. A person may be able to read words but not understand their meaning well. A reading specialist at a school district or college can diagnose and guide. ...Read more