Hyperopia is a refractive error of the eye, often referred to as farsightedness. Those with hyperopia have difficulties focusing on objects near them. If the hyperopia is severe enough, distance objects can also be blurry.
Hyperopia is the result of your eyes bending light too weakly, causing near images to blur.
Approximately 1 out of 4 Canadians will develop hyperopia in their lifetime.
Typical symptoms of hyperopia include:
Much like myopia, hyperopia is easily treated.
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