Ophthalmology / Common Eyesight Conditions
MYOPIA
Description
People with myopia are near-sighted i.e. do not see well at a distance

Treatment(s)
– Eye glasses / Lenses
– Laser Surgery

Symptoms
– Have blurry vision when looking at a distance
– Have trouble seeing while driving at night
– Squint in order to see better

HYPEROPIA
Description
People with hyperopia are far-sighted i.e. do not see well up close

Treatment(s)
– Eye glasses / Lenses
– Laser Surgery

Symptoms
– Have blurry vision when looking at close objects
– Have headaches when reading/ focusing on up close objects

PRESBYOPIA

Description
Presbyopia usually affects middle-aged people (40+) whereas they have trouble focusing on near objects / reading

Treatment(s)
– Reading glasses
– Laser Surgery

Symptoms
– Are above the age of 40 and any of the below apply…
– Have trouble reading small text/fonts
– Have trouble focusing on up close objects
– Feel you always need more light when reading
– Need to hold your mobile phone at a distance to read the screen properly

ASTIGMATISM

Description
People with astigmatism suffer from blurry vision at all distances

Treatment(s)
– Eye glasses / Lenses
– Laser Surgery

Symptoms
– Have blurry vision at all distances
– Have trouble seeing while driving at night
– Have headaches after a long day

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