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Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Hyperopia is also known as farsightedness, longsightedness or hypermetropia. Hyperopia describes the eye condition where things can usually be seen clearly at a distance but are blurred up close. In extreme cases the vision can become blurred at all distances. The eye is focusing the image behind the Retina. People with this condition have difficulty reading and seeing near objects.

Symptoms of Hyperopia

The syptoms of hyperopia are not always noticed immediatly as the eye often compensates sufficiently for there to be no apparent blur. However this additional effort by the eyes can cause headaches and tired eyes.
More on the Symptoms of Hyperopia.

Causes of Hyperopia

Babies are often born with Hyperopia, which they "outgrow" as the eyeball lengthens with normal growth. Hyperopia is associated with a shortened eyeball. More on the Causes of Hyperopia.

Hyperopia - Traditional Treatment

Glasses, contact lenses, or refractive surgery are commonly recommended to correct Hyperopia by traditional opticians. Prescription for glasses or contact lens for Hyperopia have a positive number, such as +3.00. The higher the number, the stronger your lenses are. More on the Traditional treatments for Hyperopia.

Hyperopia - Natural Vision Improvement

Hyperopia can be reversed and substantial improvement, even perfect vision can be achieved using the methods outlined. More on Hyperopia and Natural Vision Improvement.