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I am 24 year old male from childhood I have allergy in eyes during summer time, eyes will become red, sticky layer will be formed and my nose will start running and only way to feel relaxed is to take at least hour long nap. For last 5 year I was in dehradun and bangalore and did not face any issue there but in city like Pune or Delhi it has become unbearable.
Yesterday night I rubbed my eyes thinking something felled on it. Today morning it had swelled too much? What should I do?
Hi Doctor My eyes are very stand I am using system nearly 10hrs I am facing focusing problem (blur) please suggest.
I have eyes which look always sleepy and which do not give good impression about me. Even though I am a normal person with healthy habits this one aspect gives me a feeling of inadequacy. How to rectify this?
Hi sir I have a long site problem please guide me how to reduce that! please because this s irritating me.
Hello doctor I just want to ask a car simple but very serious question that I m in 12 class and I m unable to concentrate, and as you know in 12claas we should concentrate the more so please help me by giving me the very fruitful suggestions. Please do help me, give a valuable suggestion. Thanks a lot.
Hello doctor I am 23 years old. I. Was taking medicine omnacortil-20 for skin allergy since 1 month. But now i've stopped taking it. So my problem is i've dark circles. Is it a side effect of this medicine? And please suggest me something to reduce them.
I have often minute pain in my eye when I watch laptops or mobile or TV. I had -0.50 power in right and -0.25 power in left eye when I got check my eye before one year. What should I do?
Why people look slightly squint in outward direction when they are daydreaming? In (Happens with all)
I was in my showroom, when I was looking into a switched off halogen light. Someone immediately switched it on and it was very bright. There is a transparent glass case below the light. I have read a lot about people damaging their eyes by looking into the halogen bulb. I was looking directly into it. I just have a slight flash in my eye no other symptom. What should I do about it?
Hypermetropia, commonly known as long-sightedness, is a common vision condition in which distant objects appear clear, but nearby objects seem blurry or foggy. A person's ability to focus is greatly dependent on the degree of farsightedness. This condition of the eye is usually observed at birth and is also hereditary to some extent. Although, contact lenses and eye glasses are common methods of treatment, surgeries are also an option.
Before getting to understand the causes one should be aware of the structure of the eye.
The eye has two parts that focus on images:
- The clear surface at the front of the eye known as the cornea
- The second part is the lens, which is a clear structure
In a normal eye, these clear surfaces have a smooth curvature. The cornea and the lens bend or refract the incoming light to direct a sharply focused image on the retina, situated at the back of your eye.
Hypermetropia is caused when:
- The cornea or lens in the eye is not even or smoothly curved. In such cases, light rays are focussed behind retina which gives a blurry vision.
- The condition can also occur when the cornea of the eye is not curved enough. A shorter than the normal eye can also lead to such a condition. Convergent squint with eyes turning in is common in hypermetropes.
Due to these factors, the image is not precisely focused on the retina, causing blurry vision for nearby objects.
Some of the symptoms of farsightedness include:
- Objects that are close may appear blurry or cloudy
- Squinting the eyes might be necessary for viewing clearly
- A person may experience strain in the eye, aching and even inflammation in and around the eye
- Prolonged periods of close task like reading, writing or drawing may cause discomfort in the eye or minor headaches
Chronic eye strain and cross eyes are some of the commonly observed complications. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ophthalmologist.