Hyperopia is also known as long-sightedness. It affects over 13% of people aged between 20 and 25 and over 17% of people aged between 40 and 45. People with hyperopia can see distant objects very well but have difficulty focusing on objects that are closer.
Hyperopic eyes are slightly shorter, making the light focus behind the retina instead of the correct position, which is on the retina. The closer objects are the blurrier they will be seen.
Hyperopia is easily diagnosed and simply treated.
Possible treatments for hyperopia are: