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EYESIGHT SUPPORT

 

Eyesight

The cornea is a part of the eye that helps focus light to create an image on the retina, just as the lens of a camera focuses light to create an image on film. The bending and focusing of light is also known as refraction.

Eye

The shape of the cornea and the eye are not perfect and the image on the retina is prone to refractive errors, out-of-focus or distorted.

There are three primary types of refractive errors:

  1. Myopia - nearsightedness, more difficulty seeing distant objects as clearly as near objects
  2. Hyperopia - farsightedness, more difficulty seeing near objects as clearly as distant objects.
  3. Astigmatism - a distortion of the image on the retina caused by irregularities in the cornea or lens of the eye.

Combinations of myopia and astigmatism or hyperopia and astigmatism are common. Glasses or contact lenses are designed to compensate for the eye's imperfections.

A number of conditions impact the eye and surrounding areas. Some of these are not necessarily age related, whlist others are common to all over the age of 50.

The main eye diseases affecting sight are:

For Further Information on Impact of Aging on Eyesight

 

Treatments For Eyes

Vision Impairment Simulator

The Vision Simulator is designed to help you better understand the possible progression of some of the more common eye diseases and conditions. It approximates what sufferers of various eye conditions might see at the different stages of each condition.

For the latest updates on eye disease and supporting treatments

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