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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.
Children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop short-sightedness

Children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop short-sightedness

Correcting poor vision in nursing home residents may decrease symptoms of depression

Correcting poor vision in nursing home residents may decrease symptoms of depression

FDA approves CustomVue Monovision LASIK

FDA approves CustomVue Monovision LASIK

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

Simple sight test and glasses could make a dramatic difference to the lives of more than 150 million people

Simple sight test and glasses could make a dramatic difference to the lives of more than 150 million people

First human gene mutation that causes extreme farsightedness

First human gene mutation that causes extreme farsightedness

Laser refractive surgery is a safe, effective way to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism

Laser refractive surgery is a safe, effective way to correct myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism

Implantable contact lenses more effective than LASIK for higher degrees of myopia

Implantable contact lenses more effective than LASIK for higher degrees of myopia

Pittsburgh eye center to offer refractive procedure for presbyopia

Pittsburgh eye center to offer refractive procedure for presbyopia