Hyperopia LASIK (Farsightedness)

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LASIK Eye Surgery Information

Hyperopia LASIK is for Farsighted Patients

This is a vision condition in which distance objects seem clearer than closer objects due to the eye being too short, thus inflicting the image entering the eye not to be clearly focused on the retina. Some common signs of Hyperopia include having difficulty in concentrating and keeping a clear view on objects that are close, strain of the eye, fatigue, and headaches after close work, aching and burning eyes, nervousness and irritability after maintained concentration. 

Vision screenings, usually done in schools, are typically not effective in diagnosing hyperopia. One could have a comprehensive eye examination will include testing for hyperopia.  In delicate cases of hyperopia, ones eyes may be able to offset without glasses. An ophthalmologist can identify hyperopia and other refractive errors when doing a dilated eye exam. When a person with this condition visits their eye care specialist with ailments of blurred vision and visual discomfort of their eye

Signs and symptoms of hyperopia?

The symptoms of farsightedness can vary from each person to person. Your eye care specialist can help you with knowing how the refractive error can affect you. Some common symptoms and signs of farsightedness can include the following, squinting, blurry vision for object that are near, eyestrain and headaches.

How Hyperopia can be treated?

LASIK eye surgery aims to change the shape of the cornea permanently, in which it will improve ones vision.  LASIK surgery will eliminate or decrease the dependency on wearing contact lenses or glasses.