I am 24 years-old and have hyperopia. Four years ago I was given prescription reading glasses at either a +3 or +3.5 (I don't recall the exact perception anymore) and they worked great. I just went for an appointment recently because I was starting to get irritated eyes and headaches and figured I may need a new perception after 4years. The eye doctor put me in progressive glasses which seem to be working decently. When I asked about options for contact lenses, the doctor said she could give me contacts for distance vision and then I would still wear reading glasses over top of the contacts. I realize that my eyes are straining to see both near and far, but was wondering if distance contacts with reading glasses over top is really the best option for hyperopia? Are there any other options that I should look into. Any feedback would be appreciated!
There are several options here. Contact lenses to correct distance vision should help. I am not clear why you need progressive lenses, since at your young age, you should be able to accommodate (focus) for near. LASIK is also possible to correct the farsightedness.
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