I'm having trouble seeing:
- Road signs
- Board at school
- At Church
- At sporting events
1 in 4 Americans have Myopia
1 in 3 Americans have Astigmatism
Blurred distance vision can get in the way of some of life’s most important tasks. From driving, to school, to sports, and even watching TV you need your vision to be as clear as possible. In our office, we encounter many different causes of blurry vision each day. Each year, we help thousands of people experience a clearer life by prescribing customized glasses, contact lenses, and other unique solutions. So, take a look at a few of the common causes of blurry distance vision below and then make an appointment with us so that we can help you see better and perform your best!
Cause: The eye is too long from front to back.
Solution: Glasses, contact lenses, and LASIK. There are also options to slow down the progression of Myopia.
Cause: The eye is too short from front to back.
Solution: Glasses and contact lenses correct hyperopia well.
Cause: The shape of the front of the eye is not perfectly spherical.
Solution: Glasses and contact lenses correct astigmatism well. There are many contact lens options for astigmatism.
Cause: The lens inside our eye becomes opaque, usually later in life.
Solution: Cataract surgery removes the opaque lens and replaces it with a clear implant. This is safe and effective out-patient surgery.
Cause: Diseases of the retina, optic nerve, and cornea. Examples include Macular Degeneration, Keratoconus, and diabetic retinopathy.
Solution: Proper diagnosis and treatment of the specific eye disease is necessary to improve and preserve vision.