Poor Eye Sight is also known in medical terms as AMD or age-related macular degeneration. This is could be part of a normal ageing process and can be due to diabetes. People over 60 years of age are more susceptible to be affected and their vision could start getting blurred slowly. Symptoms can be varied in different persons and can set in quickly also.
HOW IS POOR EYE SIGHT DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by an ophthalmologist who would do an eye test to check for vision issues.
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?
That steps taken early in life, like eating green vegetables etc can delay the onset of Poor Eyesight?