Dr Louise Culham, head of optometry at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, agrees with Ruston's views on long-sightedness
Dr Syamnath Somanath, ophthalmologist at Al Noor Polyclinic, Dubai, said: "Common vision problems in children are short-sightedness [myopia], long-sightedness
[hyperopia], squint, and astigmatism [blurred or distorted vision].
The main cause of presbyopia is related to age and is different from astigmatism, short-sightedness and long-sightedness
If they had been, no doubt this spinconscious administration would have spun a suitable tale to gain maximum publicity for its long-sightedness
. The absence of one suggests the worst.
She added that the 47-year-old Prime Minister's long-sightedness
was extremely common for his age.
Common eye conditions and diseases people suffer from include short-sightedness, long-sightedness
, macular degeneration, glaucoma (spots), migraine (flashing lights), cataract (blurred vision) and double vision (shadow).
The clinic treats people with shortsightedness (myopia), long-sightedness
(hyperopia) and astigmatism.
This causes increased long-sightedness
with age - the condition known as presbyopia.
I controlled my long-sightedness
with the aid of one contact lens in my right eye for reading and close work whilst my dominant left eye sorted out distance for me, a sort of mono-vision.