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Myopia, Hyperopia & Astigmatism Explained

Your eyesight naturally grows weaker as you age. However, constant exposure to computer and television screens can also accelerate the rate of your eyesight decline. For that reason, it is important to be aware of the various conditions that can affect eyesight.

In this video, you will learn about the various causes of blurry vision. When you are farsighted, your eyeball is too short. This means the light that passes through your eyes achieve a point of focus beyond the back end of the eyeball. On the other hand, nearsightedness is a sign that your eyeball is too long. If your cornea is irregularly shaped, light rays can actually have several different points of focus. This is called astigmatism.

If you have blurry vision and want to know what’s causing it, call Dr. Mark Hornfeld in New York City at (212) 580-8881. Dr. Hornfeld can help you determine which vision treatment option is right for you.