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hyperopia

(hī'pərō`pēə): see farsightednessfarsightedness
or hyperopia,
condition in which far objects can be seen easily but there is difficulty in near vision. It is caused by a defect of refraction in which the image is focused behind the retina of the eye rather than upon it, either because the eyeball is
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hyperopia

[‚hī·pə′rō·pē·ə]
(medicine)
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3) The non-lens wearing eye also allowing them to function visually, as the hyperopic OK made them artificially myopic.
Some of these considerations are also of relevance for hyperopic LASIK.
22,23) Similar to orthokeratology, the use of a multifocal contact lens alters the peripheral image shell thus reducing the relative peripheral hyperopic defocus thought to be influential in axial growth.
In the mild myopic and hyperopic groups, we found the foveal retinal and parafoveal thicknesses were significantly greater 1 day after surgery ( t = 4.
Contrast sensitivity at higher spatial frequency was lower with hyperopic refraction values.
As the eye globe becomes more flattened, the astronauts become hyperopic, or far-sighted.
Most patients are females, young and less hyperopic than those with pupillary block; often they have a positive family history of angle closure glaucoma.
Pregnancy is a risk factor for central serous chorioretinopathy (CSCR), which usually causes a hyperopic shift.
DSEK on the other hand induces no significant changes in corneal topography and therefore the refractive outcomes after triple DSEK are more predictable, although a mild postoperative hyperopic shift may be observed [8].