Hyperopia Colour_Banner

Myopia 189 31
Hyperopia 189 31
Astigmatism 189 31
Presbyopia 189 31
Cataracts 189 31
Diabetic Eye_189_31
Glaucoma 189_31
ARMD 189_31
Dry eye_189_31
  • image
  • image
  • image
  • image
  • image

Hyperopia is also known as farsightedness, long-sightedness or hypermetropia and is a common eyesight problem that affects a large number of people. This gets worse as you get older in the majority of cases.  People who have this condition can see objects in the distance very well but find it difficult to focus on objects that are close or near to them.

Hyperopia Symptoms

The symptoms experienced by hyperopia individuals vary from one person to another, and can include:

     •     Headaches
     •     Eye strain
     •     Tiredness or fatigue
     •     Squinting
     •     Aching eyes
     •     Irritability
     •     Blurred vision when trying to focus on near objects


Hyperopia is often confused with presbyopia. Although the symptoms are very similar, presbyopia is an age related problem that usually begins during middle age when a person’s eyesight naturally begins to deteriorate. Presbyopia occurs as a person ages and the lens within the eye begins to thicken and lose its flexibility. Hyperopia is related to the shape and size of the eye and can affect people at any age.

 

back to Eyecare