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Myopia (Near-sightedness)

Myopia is a very common eye condition.  Objects in the distance appear more blurred, while closer objects are clearer.  This is because either the power of the eye is too strong, or that the eye itself is too long.  Either way, the image of the object you see is formed before it reaches the retina and so is blurred.  Myopia is easily corrected with <a href="http://www.bcvisioncare best task manager software.com/eye-wear.html”>glasses or contact...

Hyperopia (Far-sightedness)

Hyperopia is another very common eye condition.  Objects in the distance appear generally clearer, while closer objects are blurred.  This is because either the eye is not powerful enough, or the eye itself is too short.  Either way, the image of the object you see is formed after it reaches the retina and so is blurred.  Hyperopic people can increase the power of their eyes by accommodating and making the image clear, although this becomes more difficult as you get older or if you do a lot of concentrated work.  Hyperopia is easily corrected with glasses or contact...

Astigmatism

Astigmatism is an eye condition that can occur in conjunction with myopia, hyperopia, or on its own.  Astigmatism occurs when the front of the eye (cornea) is not perfectly spherical (often described as ‘football shaped’).  It causes the image of the object you see to be focused at two different points and so is blurred.  Astigmatism is easily corrected using glassesor contact...

Presbyopia

Presbyopia is caused when the eye gradually loses its ability to see objects up close.  It happens to everybody from around the age of 40 and gradually continues from then on.  The main reason for it occurring is that the lens in the eye becomes less flexible and harder to change shape, and so makes close objects look blurred.  As the changes happen so gradually, the effects are often not noticed immediately.  But over time, headaches may occur and reading may become more difficult – unless you hold a book further from you.   Presbyopia is easily corrected using reading, progressive, or bifocal glasses. Contact lenses are now also...

Amblyopia / Lazy Eye

Amblyopia is when 1 eye has poorer vision than the other perhaps due to anisometropia (assymetrical prescription), uncorrected prescription, or strabismus (eye turn) causing the connection between the eye and the brain to deteriorate project management tools.  To prevent permanent vision loss it is imperative to give vision correction, vision therapy, patch treatment, or surgery before the age of 7/8 years of age as it is difficult to retrieve vision after this age even with...

Strabismus

Strabismus usually starts in early childhood.  This misalignment of the eye(s) either in/out/up/down should be treated to prevent amblyopia (lazy eye).  Treatment includes glasses, contact lenses, prisms, vision therapy or...