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Hyperopia is also known as far-sightedness and it is an ophthalmological condition, a disorder of refraction, which presents as blurring of near vision, but clear far vision. Hyperopic individuals typically have problems with tasks that require near vision, such as reading a book or threading a needle.
Small eye movements play large role in humans' visual acuity

Small eye movements play large role in humans' visual acuity

The International Society of Refractive Surgery honors Vivior Chairman with Casebeer Award

The International Society of Refractive Surgery honors Vivior Chairman with Casebeer Award

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Columbia researchers develop new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision

Columbia researchers develop new non-invasive approach to permanently correct vision

New non-invasive approach could permanently correct vision

New non-invasive approach could permanently correct vision

FDA grants clearance for first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

FDA grants clearance for first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

Farsighted preschoolers, kindergartners have hard time paying attention, study suggests

Farsighted preschoolers, kindergartners have hard time paying attention, study suggests

Study finds increased variability in autorefractor testing in patients with Down syndrome

Study finds increased variability in autorefractor testing in patients with Down syndrome

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide

Wearing glasses could significantly improve reading speed for children with severe astigmatism

Wearing glasses could significantly improve reading speed for children with severe astigmatism

Uncorrected hyperopia may affect reading ability among preschoolers

Uncorrected hyperopia may affect reading ability among preschoolers

Incidence of childhood myopia has more than doubled over last 50 years among American children

Incidence of childhood myopia has more than doubled over last 50 years among American children

Presence of myopia significantly affects muscles used in focusing lens of the eye

Presence of myopia significantly affects muscles used in focusing lens of the eye

Laser eye surgery: a glimpse into the future - An interview with Professor Dan Reinstein

Laser eye surgery: a glimpse into the future - An interview with Professor Dan Reinstein

Report describes effectiveness of new computer-based vision-screening test for kids

Report describes effectiveness of new computer-based vision-screening test for kids

New approach to measuring, correcting visual abnormalities

New approach to measuring, correcting visual abnormalities

Study finds high rate of anisometropia in older adults

Study finds high rate of anisometropia in older adults

Avedro initiates US clinical trials for Lasik with cross-linking and pulsed accelerated cross-linking

Avedro initiates US clinical trials for Lasik with cross-linking and pulsed accelerated cross-linking