What Is Farsightedness?

FarsightednessWhat Is Farsightedness?

Farsightedness means that it’s easy for you to see things that are far away, but your close-up vision is blurry.

Causes of Farsightedness

You are more likely to have farsightedness if your parents have this condition. It often develops in adults as the lenses of your eyes age.

Symptoms of Farsightedness

Some of the symptoms of farsightedness are due to this extra eyestrain. Symptoms include:

  • tension
  • fatigue
  • blurry vision up close
  • squinting to see better
  • an aching or burning sensation around your eyes
  • a headache after reading or other tasks that require you to focus on something up close

Diagnosing Farsightedness

Make an appointment with an eye doctor if your vision is blurry when looking at objects up close. He or she can easily diagnose farsightedness during a basic eye examination.

Treating Farsightedness

The simplest way to correct farsightedness is to get prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses. These corrective lenses change the way light enters your eyes, helping you focus better.

Preventing Farsightedness

Farsightedness is not something you can prevent. However, there are things you can do to take care of your eyes. Getting regular eye exams can help catch problems before they worsen. human Your eye is an amazing organ that most of us rely on every waking moment of the day.  From morning till night, our vision allows us to see beautiful Florida sunsets, our beloved family and much more.  Here at 20/20 Eyeglass Superstore, our main goal is to keep you up-to-date on everything related to eye care and eye health.

Call your eye doctor immediately if you notice any sudden changes in your vision.

You can help prevent eyestrain and protect your close-up vision with good lighting in your home and office and by taking breaks throughout the day to rest your eyes. This is especially important if you spend long periods of time at a computer or reading.’

Read the original article at healthline.com

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