Nearsightedness or farsightedness can have various causes and aggravating factors, and finding these means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose nearsightedness or farsightedness, we could:
The Analyst™ is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.
Are you nearsighted (far away objects are blurry), farsighted (close objects are blurry), or astigmatic (everything appears blurry/distorted) in one or both eyes? In other words, do you need corrective lenses (eyeglasses or contact lenses) to see clearly?
Possible responses:→ No, my vision is fine / I am blind / don't know
→ I have had corrective eye surgery (LASIK, etc.)
→ Astigmatism ONLY (everything appears blurry)
→ Astigmatism AND nearsighted/farsighted combined
→ I am nearsighted or farsighted in one or both eyes