Is Perfect Vision Possible

20/20 Visual Acuity | Is Perfect Vision Possible?

If you were told by your doctor that you have 20/20 vision after an eye exam, does this mean your eyesight is perfect? Is it probable to have a better vision than 20/20 vision? But, what is “perfect vision” anyway? Let us take a closer look at terminologies related to...
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astigmatism

A Complete Guide to Astigmatism: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Astigmatism is not a disease. It is only a type of vision condition or a refractive error. It causes blurry and distorted vision which commonly occurs in the global population. The normal human eye contains only one curve with an egg-shaped surface and astigmatism occurs when the cornea has mismatched...
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presbyopia eye news

Choosing Presbyopia Treatment At 40 Years Of Age

Here You Can Find: Reading Glasses Contact Lenses Photorefractive Keratectomy Monovision LASIK PresbyLASIK Conductive Keratoplasty Refractive Lens Exchange Corneal Inlays Presbyopia is an age-related condition that causes blurred near vision. It typically starts at around age 40 and affects everyone, even those who have never had vision problems. It may...
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Hyperopia

Hyperopia: What is Farsightedness?

Hyperopia is commonly known as farsightedness. It means that things that are far away are clearly seen while things up close are blurry. Hyperopia tends to be less common than myopia, which is nearsightedness. According to the National Eye Institute, 5 to 10 percent of Americans have hyperopia. Hyperopia Explained...
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Refractive Errors (Vision Problems)

Refractive Errors (Vision Problems)

Refractive errors such as blurred vision and difficulty focusing are optical imperfections that inhibit the eye from seeing properly. The predominant refractive errors are myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism. Refractive errors are normally corrected with prescription glasses or contact lenses. For a permanent solution, refractive surgeries or LASIK can...
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Amblyopia

What Is Amblyopia?

Amblyopia is known to be the medical term for a lazy eye which is a disorder associated with vision development. Having a lazy eye means the normal visual acuity is not achieved even with the help of eyeglasses or contact lenses. The occurrences of having lazy eyes are in the...
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What is Contrast Sensitivity Testing

What is Contrast Sensitivity Testing?

A contrast sensitivity testing is done to measure the ability of your eyes to differentiate finer increments of light against darkness, or what we call contrast. This is not part of a routine eye exam for visual acuity which is for measuring how well you can recognize small letters on...
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What is Myopia_ Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

What is Myopia? Definition, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Myopia is an eye condition that makes it difficult to focus on objects that are far away from you. It is more commonly known as nearsightedness. Almost 25% of the global population suffers from myopia. It is an epidemic that we have not seen coming. Here are all the important...
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