farsightedness


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Synonyms for farsightedness

unusual or creative discernment or perception

Synonyms for farsightedness

a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45

abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects

seeing ahead

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They tested visual acuity of about 4,500 students and found the typical screening was best at detecting nearsightedness but likely missed many cases of farsightedness and astigmatism, a condition in which the main symptom is blurred vision.
The study demonstrated a new technique for performing LASIK for farsightedness which marked the best LASIK results for this condition ever reported.
As the body grows, that farsightedness tends to decrease.
Salz, MD, spoke on the use of LASIK for the correction of farsightedness.
The strong focusing muscle of the young eye corrects farsightedness without difficulty.
Not only do PureVision contact lenses provide a comfortable and healthy lens material to help correct nearsightedness and farsightedness, their enhanced design may help correct a higher order of visual imperfection within the eye that has been known to cause halos in certain conditions.
Food and Drug Administration to begin marketing its ViewPoint(TM) CK System -- the first non-laser device for the treatment of farsightedness.
Near- and farsightedness are caused by changes in the shape of the eyeball.
Repairing farsightedness has proved more difficult.
ATLANTA -- LASIK surgery to correct nearsightedness and farsightedness continues to be the most popular elective surgery in the United States.
based Sunrise Technologies, which produces and markets high-tech products to correct farsightedness and other diseases that can affect a person's vision.
Widespread use of lasers to correct nearsightedness or farsightedness by reshaping the cornea remains farther down the road, he says.
Made from Bausch & Lomb's patented silicone hydrogel material, balafilcon A, the PureVision Toric lens is indicated for the correction of refractive ametropia - that is, nearsightedness (myopia) and/or farsightedness (hyperopia) with astigmatism of up to 5.
Farsightedness is the most common refractive error of the American population, with some 77 million individuals with this condition (vs.