What is hyperopia?
Hyperopia, also known as farsightedness, is a common type of refractive error where distant objects may be seen more clearly than objects that are near
How does hyperopia develop?
Hyperopia develops in eyes that focus images behind the retina instead of on the retina. This occurs when the eyeball is too short, which prevents incoming light from focusing directly on the retina.
How is hyperopia corrected?
Hyperopia can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery.
What are the signs and symptoms
The symptoms of hyperopia vary from person to person. Your eye care professional can help you understand how the condition affects you.
Common signs and symptoms of hyperopia include: