Different types of eyeglasses

Written by Timothy Gorman

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Different types of eye disorders

Written by Timothy Gorman

The need for prescription eyeglasses could come from many different eye conditions. The most common eye disorders are Farsightedness, Nearsightedness and Presbyopia.

Nearsightedness, otherwise known as Myopia, isrepparttar most common eye disorder. It occurs when light focuses in front ofrepparttar 146153 retina rather than focusing onrepparttar 146154 retina. The symptoms for Myopia are blurred vision on objects that are inrepparttar 146155 distance. Squintingrepparttar 146156 eye will actually makerepparttar 146157 object clearer. Vision can be corrected with prescription eyeglasses with either a bifocal or trifocal lens.

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