Hyperopia or Farsightedness

People with Hyperopia (farsightedness) see distant objects more easily than they see things up close. Close objects will be blurry, making tasks such as reading or sewing difficult to impossible.  Farsightedness is caused when an eye is too short, whose cornea is not curved enough, or whose lens sits farther back in the eye than normal. Farsightedness can start in childhood but can be naturally corrected as the eye grows.  Farsightedness that persists beyond childhood can be corrected with glasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery can correct farsightedness.

People with Hyperopia can see distant things clearly but objects near to them appear out of focus.

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