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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There is a lot of controversy in terms of what to do with these kids," notes Kulp, explaining that some argue against prescribing glasses because they believe kids have enough ability to overcome the farsightedness.
The study found that children with moderate farsightedness did significantly worse on an early preschool literacy test than children with normal vision.
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.
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.
They found that Asian-American youngsters tend to be myopic, or nearsighted, more than their Hispanic African-American, and white peers while white children present with hyperopia, or farsightedness, with greater frequency than those from other ethnic groups.
Doctors already can permanently correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and other problems.
The Bausch & Lomb PureVision(TM) soft contact lens, now available in the United States, is designed to correct spherical aberration, a condition that researchers estimate effects nearly 70-percent of the population(1), in addition to correcting for nearsightedness and farsightedness.
based Sunrise Technologies, which produces and markets high-tech products to correct farsightedness and other diseases that can affect a person's vision.
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.
As revolutionary as a laser procedure that vastly improves nearsightedness, a newly approved technique now is available to just about reverse farsightedness.
Widespread use of lasers to correct nearsightedness or farsightedness by reshaping the cornea remains farther down the road, he says.