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Synonyms for sightedness

normal use of the faculty of vision

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According to David Allamby, founder of Focus Clinics, myopia in young adults and kids may rise by 50 per cent within the next decade and the trend led him to dub the condition 'screen sightedness,' the Daily Express reported
He thereby demonstrated that as sightedness increases, creativity tends to decrease, as conjectured above.
In Britain there are five million people living with short sightedness, of which 200,000 of have a severe form.
Then, there was laser eye surgery; an innovative treatment for correcting short and long sightedness.
A revolutionary new eye operation which cures long and short sightedness together is now being used in Cardiff.
The public are suffering because of the wretched feuding between Gordon Brown and John Reid and put at risk by their short sightedness.
We were guilty of hubris and short- sightedness and too much trust.
That's why, once we hit 40, God gave us short sightedness.
I saw my optician only six weeks ago, who pronounced my short sightedness unchanged, and everything healthy, so I am wary of going back to him with these new symptoms.
Aziz chairman Khalid Aziz said: ''These results highlight the short- sightedness of employers and employees in their views concerning the comparative merits of benefits and training.
Other studies have suggested that children spending too much time focusing closely on TVs, computer screens, mobile phones and books is the chief cause of short sightedness.
He added: "The lens may reduce short sightedness in the short term but there is no guarantee that it will be reduced to a stable level.
Short sightedness, where the eyeball may be too long, causes problems with focusing on distant objects.
Spokesperson to President Farhatullah Babar said that in a message from Istanbul the President also felicitated Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and members of the Parliamentary Committee on Constitutional Reforms, The President also felicitated all political parties and their leaders for showing maturing, wisdom and far sightedness in passing the Bill, he said.
As a Brummie expat living in London I still can't believe the short sightedness of having the national stadium in London.