hyperopia definition

  • noun:
    • An abnormal problem of the attention for which eyesight is way better for distant objects compared to almost items. It results from the eyeball being too-short from front to back, causing images to-be concentrated behind the retina. Also known as farsightedness, hypermetropia.
    • A disorder regarding the eyesight where the eye focusses pictures behind the retina in the place of about it, in order that remote things can be seen much better than almost items.
    • An abnormal condition associated with eye where, through shortness of this eyeball or fault of the refractive media, the rays of light arrived at a focus behind the retina, making vision for remote things better than for almost items; farsightedness; -- labeled as also hypermetropia. Cf. emmetropia.
    • just like hypermetropia.
    • irregular symptom in which sight for remote items is preferable to for near things

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