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sight

 [sīt]
a thing seen.
far sight hyperopia.
near sight myopia.
night sight hemeralopia.

sight

(sīt),
The ability or faculty of seeing.
See also: vision.
[A.S. gesihth]

sight

(sīt) vision (1, 2).
far sight  hyperopia.
near sight  myopia.
night sight  hemeralopia.
second sight  senopia.

sight

[sīt]
Etymology: AS, gesiht
1 the special sense that enables the shape, size, position, and color of objects to be perceived; the faculty of vision. It is the principal function of the eye.
2 that which is seen.

sight

(sīt)
The ability or faculty of seeing.
See also: vision
[A.S. gesihth]

sight 

The special sense by which the colour, form, position, shape, etc. of objects is perceived when light from these objects impinges upon the retina of the eye.

sight,

n the special sense that enables the shape, size, position, and color of objects to be perceived; the sense or faculty of vision.

sight

1. the act or faculty of vision, involving the eye itself, the visual center in the brain, and the optic nerve and nerve fibers in the brain that connect the two.
2. a thing seen.

Patient discussion about sight

Q. What age does eye sight stabilizes? I was just wondering at what age does your eye sight usually level off and stop getting worse? Any ideas much appreciated!

A. It will stabilize in a few years-age of 26-27.That is the average age people perform lasik surgery.
It is also the age the eye is fully grown.
Don't worry it will not get much worse maybe about -0,75.
Take care

Q. What can you do to make your eye sight better? My eye sight isn’t that great. Is there anyway to improve it, like eating certain foods or drinking certain drinks?

A. There is something called the Bates Method. It is a combination of relaxation and exercises with the eyes. Depending on the problems you have with your eyes it may help. Do an internet search on Bates Method and you will get some info on it and a couple years ago I actually found a place I downloaded a description of some of the exercises.

Q. My vision is blurry and I see zigzag lines, what is it from? Every now and again, usually after sitting a few hours in front of the computer or not sleeping enough at night, I start getting blurry vision. I see zigzag lines in front of my eyes and it can take sometimes an hour to go away. What is this from?

A. It sounds like you have a migraine. A migraine that comes with blurry vision and zigzags (an aura) is called a classic migraine. The aura of migraine typically lasts from 20 minutes to an hour. Some patients have prolonged aura symptoms that can last hours to days. The aura also typically ends before the headache itself begins. When migraine aura symptoms are prolonged or last into or through the headache phase these types of migraine are commonly referred to as complicated migraines.

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References in classic literature ?
I dare to say there are even stranger sights to be seen in the settlements
He would delight them equally by his anecdotes of witchcraft, and of the direful omens and portentous sights and sounds in the air, which prevailed in the earlier times of Connecticut; and would frighten them woefully with speculations upon comets and shooting stars; and with the alarming fact that the world did absolutely turn round, and that they were half the time topsy-turvy!
Its extreme down-town is the battery, where that noble mole is washed by waves, and cooled by breezes, which a few hours previous were out of sight of land.
Granting other whales to be in sight, the fishermen will seldom give chase to one of these Grand Turks; for these Grand Turks are too lavish of their strength, and hence their unctuousness is small.
But the sight of sights at this moment is Tamoszius Kuszleika.
Some buys up these yer old critturs, and ses there's a sight more wear in 'em than a body 'd think," said the man, reflectively.
That commonest of village sights was lacking here--the public pump, with its great stone tank or trough of limpid water, and its group of gossiping pitcher-bearers; for there is no well or fountain or spring on this tall hill; cisterns of rain-water are used.
She indicated the twins with a nod of her head, and tucked it back out of sight again.
She waited until her sight was clear again, and then took the banknotes once more from the little bag in her bosom.
The corner echoed and re-echoed with the tread of feet; some, as it seemed, under the windows; some, as it seemed, in the room; some coming, some going, some breaking off, some stopping altogether; all in the distant streets, and not one within sight.
Miss Skiffins's composure while she did this was one of the most remarkable sights I have ever seen, and if I could have thought the act consistent with abstraction of mind, I should have deemed that Miss Skiffins performed it mechanically.
I was a chicken in those days, my father; afterwards I got used to such sights.