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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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Cases with SEa$?-0.5D were classified according to the cylindrical correction to simple myopia (cyl-inder >-0.5D and -0.5D and <0.5D), compound hyperopic stigmatism (cylinder [greater than or equal to]0.5D) and mixed hyperopic stigmatism (cylinder a$?-0.5D) (Table-V).
Evaluation of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness of myopic and hyperopic patients: a controlled study by Stratus optical coherence tomography.Curr Eye Res.
In the high myopic, mild myopic, and hyperopic groups, no significant difference was found in the macular inner retinal thickness ( P > 0.05), including average GCC thickness and superior and inferior GCC thicknesses [Table 3].{Table 3}
The rhinoceros was found to be mildly hyperopic (from +0.75 to +1.5 D) [6].
Rachel (24) reported a hyperopic shift associated with hyperglycemia.
Some authors do not recommend the prescription of correction for young children because it decreases the stimulus (hyperopic defocus) which regulates the growth of the eye and the interactions between the ocular components during the emmetropization period.
However, a mean hyperopic shift of more than 2 diopters was observed postoperatively.
The mean spherical equivalent was statistically different among the myopic (-3.8 [+ or -] 2.2 D), emmetropic (+0.05 [+ or -] 0.5 D), and hyperopic groups (+3.0 [+ or -] 1.6 D) (all P < 0.0001).
Thus, the sleep complains due to high altitudes could also be caused by increases in proinflammatory cytokines from several cells, such as skeletal muscle and immune cells, in association with the capillary leakage or repeated wakening aspects of AMS, which usually occur concurrently with the hyperopic phase of periodic breathing.
The hyperopic eye focuses images slightly behind the retina, making nearby objects appear blurry.