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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
In Britain there are five million people living with short sightedness, of which 200,000 of have a severe form.
We were guilty of hubris and short- sightedness and too much trust.
The 57-year-old star (pictured) underwent the operation to cure her short- sightedness at a clinic in the United States.
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.
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.
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.
It will cost pounds 1250 per eye to have short sightedness eliminated in a 20-minute visit under the latest methods to be introduced by Boots.
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.
LONG SIGHTEDNESS People who are long-sighted are unable to focus on near objects, making reading difficult.
As a Brummie expat living in London I still can't believe the short sightedness of having the national stadium in London.
PRK is a procedure wherein a nonthermal laser is used to remove a minute section of corneal tissue from the eye in order to correct vision defects (near/far sightedness, astigmatism), eliminating the need for glasses or contacts.