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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.
Portable screening devices allow pediatricians to screen children for vision problems

Portable screening devices allow pediatricians to screen children for vision problems

Government investment in eye examinations may boost the economy

Government investment in eye examinations may boost the economy

Loma Linda University's Vision Intervention Program receives Spot screener from PediaVision

Loma Linda University's Vision Intervention Program receives Spot screener from PediaVision

Avedro completes two Phase III corneal cross-linking studies in keratoconus, ectasia post-refractive surgery

Avedro completes two Phase III corneal cross-linking studies in keratoconus, ectasia post-refractive surgery

Scientists discover new gene underlying angle-closure glaucoma

Scientists discover new gene underlying angle-closure glaucoma

Carl Zeiss Meditec’s MEL 80 Excimer Laser receives PMA from FDA to treat hyperopia

Carl Zeiss Meditec’s MEL 80 Excimer Laser receives PMA from FDA to treat hyperopia

STAAR Surgical exceeds 200,000 Visian ICL global implants

STAAR Surgical exceeds 200,000 Visian ICL global implants

South Carolina optometrists provide eye, vision assessments for infants through InfantSEE

South Carolina optometrists provide eye, vision assessments for infants through InfantSEE

STAAR Surgical's Visian Implantable Collamer Lens featured prominently at 2010 ESCRS Congress

STAAR Surgical's Visian Implantable Collamer Lens featured prominently at 2010 ESCRS Congress

STAAR Surgical second-quarter total net revenue increases 3.7% to $13.6 million

STAAR Surgical second-quarter total net revenue increases 3.7% to $13.6 million

STAAR Surgical receives CE Mark approval for product improvements to Visian Implantable Collamer Lens

STAAR Surgical receives CE Mark approval for product improvements to Visian Implantable Collamer Lens

Promising new generation of contact lenses for myopia control

Promising new generation of contact lenses for myopia control

Innovative new contact lens to correct hyperopia without refractive surgery

Innovative new contact lens to correct hyperopia without refractive surgery

Intermittent exotropia will lead to nearsightedness in most children

Intermittent exotropia will lead to nearsightedness in most children

FGX International becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Essilor

FGX International becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Essilor

Essilor International completes acquisition of FGX International Holdings

Essilor International completes acquisition of FGX International Holdings

Highlights of January 2010 'Ophthalmology'

Highlights of January 2010 'Ophthalmology'

Essilor International to acquire FGX International Holdings

Essilor International to acquire FGX International Holdings

Comprehensive eye disease study among urban pre-schoolers

Comprehensive eye disease study among urban pre-schoolers

Do I need glasses?

Do I need glasses?