Nearsightedness basically indicates a condition that causes you to properly see the objects that are near however, the far away objects appear blurry. In most cases, the condition is congenital and occurs when the retina does not get the focus light. People with this condition often always complain of severe headaches and strain on eyes.
HOW IS NEARSIGHTEDNESS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of nearsightedness is done through a regular medical set up. An ophthalmologist conducts a thorough medical examination of the eye by dilating the pupil. During the check up patients may be asked to read the eye chart after dilating the pupil. Bright light is used for examine the eye for diagnosing nearsightedness.
HOW IS NEARSIGHTEDNESS TREATED?
While a doctor normally suggests eyeglasses and contact lenses to treat Nearsightedness, however, laser surgery is a permanent form of correction for Nearsightedness. In case of a laser surgery, the cornea is reshaped to focus light onto the retina. After getting this surgery, the patient no longer needs to wear contact lenses or eyeglasses.
DID YOU KNOW?
Eye exercises and relaxation techniques can help people with this condition is reducing the symptoms associated.