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
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.
has proved more difficult.
ATLANTA -- LASIK surgery to correct nearsightedness and farsightedness
continues to be the most popular elective surgery in the United States.
Food and Drug Administration has approved CK (Conductive Keratoplasty), a procedure for farsightedness
(hyperopia) in people over age 40.
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.
is the most common refractive error of the American population, with some 77 million individuals with this condition (vs.