About Hyperopia

What is it?

Hyperopia, also known as hypermetropia or as longsightedness, is a defect of vision caused by an imperfection in the eye (often when their eyeball is too short or when the lens cannot become round enough), causing inability to focus on near objects, and in some cases causing a person to be unable to focus on objects at any distance.

People who are longsighted have reasonable vision for distance however they often experience eyestrain and headaches and may feel tired at the end of the day. You may notice that your vision is blurry for reading books, using a tablet or computer.

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