Medical Dictionary: Long-sightedness
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Long-sightedness: Another name for Hyperopia.
Long-sightedness (condition): Far-sightedness often requiring glasses
Long-sightedness: 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
More information on medical condition: Hyperopia:
- Introduction: Hyperopia
- Basic Summary for Hyperopia
- Types of Hyperopia
- Symptoms of Hyperopia
- Complications of Hyperopia
- Misdiagnosis of Hyperopia
- Treatments for Hyperopia
1. excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI
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