What is Near Vision?
Near vision or nearsightedness is a medical condition that affects the eye leading to a vision problem where far away objects are blurred but nearby objects are clear. It is also known as myopia.
This condition is caused when light rays focus to form images in front of the retina instead of on the retina itself. This could be due to an incorrect bending of the light rays. Myopia usually worsens during childhood and adolescence.
Patients suffering from Near Vision experience the following symptoms:
The doctor will perform diagnosis for Near Vision by testing the patient’s eyes using certain diagnostic methods that include a basic eye exam along with refractive assessment to specify vision problems using various instruments and lenses.
In some cases, the pupils are dilated using eye drops for further understanding the condition of the patient’s eyes.
The basic treatment usually adopted for myopia by doctors include eyeglasses or contact lenses with the right power prescribed to correct the vision.
In some cases, the doctors might recommend the following Refractive surgery such as,
What is Presbyopia?
The medical condition of the eye where the gradual loss of the eyes to focus nearby objects normally caused due to ageing is called presbyopia. It typically occurs when the eye lens hardens and loses its flexibility to change shape that is necessary to focus nearby objects.
A patient suffering from Presbyopia might experience the following symptoms:
Diagnostic methods include a basic eye exam along with refractive assessment of the eye to determine vision problems using various instruments. For better viewing the eyes, certain eye drops are used to dilate the eyes and are studied.
Treatment options available for presbyopia are,
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