An abnormal problem associated with the attention for which, through shortness associated with the eyeball or fault associated with the refractive news, the rays of light come to a focus behind the retina, making vision for remote items much better than for almost things; farsightedness; -- today most commonly known as hyperopia. Cf. emmetropia.
an all natural or obtained problem associated with the eyes where focus (this is certainly, of parallel rays whenever accommodation is wholly calm) drops behind the retina; long-sightedness: the alternative of myopia. Additionally hyperopia, hypermet-ropy, and hyperpresbyopia.
abnormal symptom in which eyesight for remote things is preferable to for near objects