Visual defects

Neuigkeiten aus der Welt der Gemini Augenlaser Praxis


Short-sightedness is a type of refractive error where good vision is given when looking at close objects but the image becomes blurry when looking at distant objects.

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Long-sighted people usually do not experience any trouble when looking at distant objects. However, they perceive a blurry image when looking at close objects.

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Presbyopia is not a refractive error in a stricter sense but rather a result of the eye’s natural aging process. The condition occurs more frequently with people aged over 45.

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Astigmatism is caused by irregularities on the cornea. Thereby, incoming light cannot be refracted in the cornea and the eye lens, and can therefore not be focussed on the retina.

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Keratoconus is an eye disorder in which the usual spherical-cap shape of the cornea becomes conical in a certain part, which impairs vision.

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