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forsahy tid nuhs

  • n  a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
  • n  abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
  • n  seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing

  • TODAY: Laser surgery or implants to correct near- and farsightedness TOMORROW: Permanent lens implants to correct vision while leaving the cornea intact.
  • Nevertheless, very few ophthalmologists will undertake to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness or astigmatism (unequal eye images) by exercise; the practice is limited almost .
  • Inside the cockpit, the 50-year-old commander, with glasses specially fitted into his helmet to correct the farsightedness of middle age, took over the controls for the final .
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  • Vinod Khosla-backed smartphone diagnostic creating portable eye exam raises $2M
    A group of entrepreneurs who wants to make eye exams more accessible in developing countries has raised $2 million for a smartphone attachment that claims to diagnose nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. EyeNetra’s device, NETRA G, is based on technology developed in the [...]
    June 28, 2013 - MedCity News
  • This New Contact Lens Basically Turns Your Eye Into a Telescope
    Contact lenses are great if your only issue is near or farsightedness, but for those struggling with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness among older adults, those flimsy little lenses ain't going to cut it—or at least not the kind of contact lenses you're used to. But soon, AMD-sufferers could see their vision vastly improving thanks to a slim, adjustable ...
    June 27, 2013 - Gizmodo

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