Longsightedness

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What is longsightedness?

Longsightedness, or farsightedness, is a vision problem that affects the ability to see close-up objects. People who are longsighted can usually see distant objects clearly, but nearby objects appear blurred.

Common symptoms reported by people with longsightedness

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for longsightedness

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Compare treatments taken by people with longsightedness

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Got a question about living with longsightedness? Members in the forum might have the answers.

Who has longsightedness on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 19 say longsightedness is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 14
40s 15
50s 11
60s 9
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 17
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 17
Female 38

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 33
Not Diagnosed 7

These charts show data from longsightedness patients who have completed their condition history
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