Introduction: Hyperopia


Hyperopia: Far-sightedness often requiring glasses

Hyperopia: Hyperopia, or farsightedness, is the opposite of myopia. Distant objects are clear, and close-up objects appear blurry. With hyperopia, images focus on a point beyond the retina. Hyperopia results from an eye that is too short. 1

Researching symptoms of Hyperopia: Further information about the symptoms of Hyperopia is available including a list of symptoms of Hyperopia, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Hyperopia, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Hyperopia: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Hyperopia, underlying causes of Hyperopia (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Hyperopia: Various information is available about treatments available for Hyperopia, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Hyperopia: Research more detailed information about the causes of Hyperopia, other possibly hidden causes of Hyperopia, or other general information about Hyperopia.

Statistics and Hyperopia: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Hyperopia, prevalence and incidence statistics for Hyperopia, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

         Contents for Hyperopia:

1. excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI

Last revision: June 12, 2003

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