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Related to longsightedness: astigmatism, Short sightedness
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Noun1.longsightedness - abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
ametropia - (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia
farsightedness, presbyopia - a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
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Spherical lenses correct for shortsightedness (myopia or 'minus' prescriptions) and longsightedness (hyperopia or 'plus' prescriptions) in patients who have no or small amounts of astigmatism.
Eye conditions common in school-aged children include short-sightedness, longsightedness and astigmatism.
Common eye conditions in children include squinting, short-sightedness, amblyopia (lazy eye), longsightedness and Strabismus (crossed eye).