Longsight And Long Sighted Symptoms

longsight1 300x207 Longsight And Long Sighted SymptomsLong Sighted means that you have the ability to focus on objects in the distance but not close up. There are a couple of reasons why this happens for individuals with good Longsight vision.

One is called Hyperopia the term used when the eyeball is too short or the lens cannot become round enough to focus properly on near objects, however the Longsight is visually good as the lens in the eye focuses this correctly.

The other is Presbyopia with the same symptoms, being inability to focus on close objects but this time caused by natural aging of the lens, basically the lens hardens with age and the eye muscles are unable to change it’s shape correctly to focus. Most people around age 45 suffer from Presbyopia and buy glasses specifically for reading small or fine print, so either reading glasses with the reading prescription is purchased, or bifocals are suggested where the top half of the lens has no prescription as Longsight is good and plane glass is used, but the bottom of the lens has the reading prescription added in the form of a segment (shape of the lens). It is known that individuals who are long sighted symptoms needs a biconvex lens to bring the focus from behind the eye onto the retina, consequently the lens is noticeably thicker and is noticeable as it magnifies the wearers eyes, the thickness can also be reduced by using high index lens.
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The lens And Focusing For Longsight

The lens is a transparent biconvex structure in the eye, that changes shape altering the focal point of the image being focused on the retina at the back of the eye, this is called accommodation. In other words, when the eye focuses on an object, it adjusts the lens so that the focal point in the eye is precisely on the retina at the back of the eye so that it sees that the object clearly. It works, in many ways similar to the focusing of a photographic camera via movement of its lenses, but the eye has the ability to change the shape of the lens rather than move the position of the lens.

In front of the lens is the iris, which is a thin, circular structure in the eye responsible for controlling the size of your pupil. Muscles attached to the iris expand or contract the aperture at the centre of the iris, the larger the pupil, the more light can enter.

Both eye conditions Hyperopia and Presbyopia where Longsight is generaly good, can cause blurred vision when looking at objects within arms length, corrected by wearing prescription glasses.  

How To Get Your Prescription

The optician also known as optometrist will test your eyes and issue your prescription. For more help and advice with copy of your prescription. Your prescription is supplied free after your eye test by the qualified optometrist who will test your eyes. Under certain circumstances you may be entitled to receive a free sight test. If not shop around as prices may vary.

Following your sight test, whether you are short sighted, Long Sighted or need reading glasses, the optometrist  is legally obliged to provide you with your optical prescription, be sure to remind them. Checkout our other article here for more help and advice.

Solution For Correcting LongSight Symptoms

You can order your prescription lenses to correct LongSight, Short Sight or for Reading from the optical provider of your choice, this can be in the form of lenses for Bifocals, Varifocals, Reading Glasses, or Computer Glasses. Prices often vary between opticians found along many high streets and those found in superstores.   

Amazon, by cutting out the middleman, provides a service starting from as low as £10 for standard single vision lenses including the multi-reflective -coating. Anyone over 18 years of age can use the service, which is so simple, it takes 60 seconds to order.  

Reglaze Glasses has partnered with Amazon who is one of the most trusted online retailers today, to bring this quality optical service to the general public. We simply take your existing frames, remove the old lenses and replace them with your brand new prescription lenses,  whether standard clear lenses or our specialist Varifocal lenses.

Our standard single vision lenses are manufactured to the highest standard, in the same laboratory that produces our precision, Bifocal and high index varifocal lenses. We use up-to-date technology in our laboratories where we specialize in high end,  high index Varifocal Lenses.

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