LASIK For Farsightedness (Hyperopia)

Has squinting to see nearby objects become more than a habit but a necessity? Does working on a computer or reading strain your eyes? These are common symptoms of farsightedness, also known as hyperopia. Those who suffer from it usually rely on corrective lenses—but that doesn’t have to be you. End your reliance on corrective lenses with LASIK for farsightedness. It’s time to see life with a clear vision again.

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What Is Farsightedness?

HyperopiaWhen the length of your eye is too short or has a flat cornea, the light passing through focuses behind the retina. This is the common condition known as farsightedness. In a functional eye, the light passing through would focus directly on the retina. 

Farsightedness and presbyopia are often confused and have many of the same symptoms.  Presbyopia is a progressive loss of near vision-related to changes in the lens of your eye. Around the age of 40 is when patients start to notice the near vision issues of presbyopia.

Common symptoms of being farsighted include::

  • Objects nearby appear blurry
  • Squinting to see clearly
  • Experiencing eyestrain, burning sensations, and or aching in or around your eyes
  • Experiencing eye discomfort and headaches when performing close tasks such as reading, writing, or working on a computer.

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Can LASIK Correct Farsightedness?

Did you know that LASIK can be used to correct hyperopia – i.e. farsightedness? Using state-of-the-art technology, our LASIK specialists can help you achieve your best results. It all starts with an evaluation. During your evaluation, we’ll determine your vision stability and level of farsightedness. The results of the evaluation determine whether you’re a candidate for LASIK. 

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LASIK Procedure for Farsightedness

Patients typically experience a quick procedure followed by a fast recovery. In about 15 minutes, our doctors can perform LASIK on both of your eyes. Within a day you’ll start noticing visual clarity, freeing yourself from glasses and contacts. 

Am I a Candidate for LASIK?

Wondering if LASIK is right for you? The best way to find out is through a free consultation. Can’t find time to schedule an appointment? No problem. Take our LASIK Self-Test at your convenience.

Not a Candidate?

Patients with thin corneas and other eye conditions are not candidates for LASIK. If you find out you’re not a candidate, you still have options. At ClearChoice we pride ourselves on providing several LASIK alternatives. See our LASIK alternatives, such as PRK/ASA and SMILE.

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How Much Does LASIK Cost?

The cost of LASIK shouldn’t be a barrier to achieving your best vision. We want to help you. Explore your financing options here. You may even qualify for insurance discounts. Qualsight members may also qualify for a discount. 

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Don’t let vision issues like astigmatism stop you from enjoying activities to the fullest. Let our doctors help you determine if LASIK for astigmatism is right for you. Schedule your consultation to get started. 

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