To see an object clearly, light reflected off the object passes through your eye to focus on your retina. Common vision problems occur when the light fails to focus correctly on your retina, so the object you are looking at appears blurred.
This section looks at the most common vision problems:
- Short-sightedness (myopia) and long-sightedness (hyperopia)
- Age-related long-sightedness (presbyopia)
If you suspect you have one of these common vision problems:
- Here is the list of the eye-practitioners in South Africa.
- Book an appointment for an eye test, so you can get a confirmed diagnosis.
To find out more about each condition, click on the tabs above.