Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Hyperopia (Farsightedness)

Farsightedness, or hyperopia, is the condition in which the eye focuses on distant objects better than on objects closer to the eye, so nearby objects appear blurry. This happens when light rays refract, or bend, incorrectly in the eye. The eye is designed to focus images directly on the surface of the retina; when the cornea is incorrectly curved, light rays focus behind the surface of the retina, producing a blurry image.

We treat Hyperopia by prescribing glasses, contact lenses, or performing laser vision correction surgery.

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