Basically Poor Eye Sight is a rather common kind of vision problem that could happen with age, poor diet and habits, lifestyle or even genetics. In poor eye sight the individual would have trouble in seeing things, which could be farsightedness or nearsightedness. Alongside, they may experience blurry vision, trouble in reading, seeing things, etc.
HOW IS POOR EYE SIGHT DIAGNOSED?
When you visit an Ophthalmologist with this condition, the doctor would first want to be sure if it is a dry or wet AMD. The latter occurs in very few cases only. The normal eye test will be done besides a detailed physical examination of the eye by the doctor to complete the diagnosis.
HOW IS POOR EYE SIGHT TREATED?
While a doctor normally suggests eyeglasses and contact lenses to treat Poor Eyesight, however, refractive surgery or laser surgery is a permanent form of correction for Poor Eyesight. 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?
Sudden Poor Eyesight that persists could be sign of a serious health problem.