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What Is The Best Treatment For Difficulty Seeing Distant Objects
Maybe: People who are farsighted need + lenses (magnifying) to see far. If you are in your 40's additional magnifying will be needed on top of the distance prescription to see near. ...Read more
13 yr grl need glasses to see distant objects clearly. Every year eye check up shows reduction in vision n increased lens power.Any way to stop this?
My mother's eye sight is +1.75. Does it mean her corrected vision is 20/20, if she can see distant objects?
No: Eye sight is measured as 20/20, 20/30, 20/40 etc. The refractive power is measured in diopters (look up on internet). A + 1.75 is a power of correction for the eye. If this is her true prescription then she is far sighted (focus past the far point). If this is her reading add then it is for reading at about 22-24 inches. ...Read more
Eye problems, possibly glaucoma? Help please I am a 19 year old female who wears glasses and contacts because i cannot see distant objects. The past two weeks I have experienced eye pain in only my right eye. My right eye gets very very red and i would ge
Hi, You : Hi, you can call your doctor's office first. Your doctor or another doctor is covering emergencies for the office and would absolutely come in to see you! thanksgiving weekend or not doctors are always on call to care for patients. If you go to er, an eye doctor on call will likely to be called in and if your doc has privileges in that hospital, s/he would need to come anyway. Hope it helps. Sincerely, irina ganelis, M.D. Los angeles eye institute http://losangeleseyeinstitute.Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Although I have glasses i can't get a correct view of distant objects, small letters etc why this so?
Nearsightedness: Nearsightedness (myopia) is a condition where the optical system of the eye is too powerful for the length of the eye. This results in images being focused in front of the part of the eye that senses light (the retina). People with this condition see close up but not far away. The condition is treated with glasses, contact lenses, laser eye surgery (lasik, prk) or phakic iol. ...Read more
My eyesight seems to be unfocused for the past month and i can't make out distant objects or writing. What does this mena?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Lens power increases: The focusing muscle of the eye ( ciliary body) contracts lowering the tension on the lens from fibers (zonules) that connect it to the circumferance of the lens the lens gets thicker and increases in power focusing light rays from near objects on the retina. When it relaxes the opposite happens the lens thins and distant light rays are put in focus. ...Read more
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