longsightedness


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Related to longsightedness: astigmatism, Short sightedness
  • noun

Synonyms for longsightedness

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

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After the tests, patients are given a contact lens to wear for 48 hours to correct the longsightedness in the weak eye.
The lens can also improve pre-existing problems, such as short- or longsightedness, so you may not be so dependent on your glasses afterwards.
It is the oldest and the most popular method in the world for the correction of spectacle powers (refractive errors): myopia, also called shortsightedness or nearsightedness; hypermetropia also called or longsightedness or farsightedness and astigmatism, for those using cylindrical correction in their glasses.
Ray, who normally wears contact lenses for slight longsightedness, is halfway through a four-week trial and is already a convert.
If the move succeeds, and its success depends on many factors, not least the will of future governments over four decades to make it work, our grandchildren may well bless our longsightedness in 2003.