What Exactly are Refractive Errors?
A refractive error is a frequent vision problem. Refractive errors happen when the eye cannot focus light properly on the retina. The cause could be the length of the eyeball, changes in the shape of the cornea, or ageing of the lens.
The most common symptom is blurred vision. Double vision, haziness, glare or halos around bright lights, squinting, headaches or eye strain are other symptoms as well.
The following are the four most prevalent refractive errors:
Diagnosis & Treatment
Refractive errors are usually diagnosed in three ways:
Other forms of treatment are eyeglasses, contact lenses, and refractive surgery.
Common refractive surgeries are:
Although refractive errors cannot be prevented, they can be detected and controlled with corrective glasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery. If consulted with an eye doctor early on, refractive errors should not obstruct visual development. Corrective surgeries are of several types and depend on the individual’s problem, the person’s age, and the requirements in terms of work.
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