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Synonyms for hyperopia

abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects

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A French study reported 44% patients with refractive errors who presented with headache.3 A Nepalese study also reported forty-four percent patients with refractive errors among whom astigmatism was more frequent (63.63%) followed by hyperopia (27.27%) and myopia (9.09%).4 In our study, refractive errors represented 16.4% of the total cases.
[34] The prevalence of hyperopia in this study was lesser than myopia and astigmatism, with a total prevalence of 21.5%.
In the amblyopic eyes of patients with hyperopia, spherical equivalence was negatively correlated with axial length, and optic disc area was positively correlated with axial length (p[less than or equal to]0.05, Table 2).
In the animals of group #1 (living bulls), the values of the ORS along HM ranged from 0.00 to +1.50, with an average of +0.75 D (standard deviation: [+ or -]0.46 D), which indicates the presence of hyperopia. These animals were also measured in post-mortem conditions after the regular fight.
have separately reported their successful implantation of the lenticules extracted from the SMILE procedure to correct high hyperopia patients.[sup][7],[10] No adverse side effects were observed in the follow-ups.
Ocular ailments in children with CP included 6 (40%) hyperopia, 1 (6.7%) myopia, squint in 2 (13.3%), cataract in 1 (6.7%), Optic atrophy and temporal pallor in 2 (13.3%) each.
Lasik, commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.
An estimated four percent to 14% of preschool children have moderate farsightedness, or hyperopia (in which distant objects are seen clearly, but those nearby are blurry).
The findings are based on data from the Vision in Preschoolers-Hyperopia in Preschoolers study, which compared 4- and 5-year-old children with normal vision to children with uncorrected hyperopia, the medical term for farsightedness.
Myopia was the commonest refractive error found in 479(44.06%) patients, hyperopia in 286 (26.31%) and astigmatism in 307(28.20%) patients.
A 21-year-old woman who wore glasses for mild hyperopia presented to our ophthalmology clinic with a recent history of frontal headaches, periocular discomfort, and blurred vision in both eyes--especially the left eye.
The diagnostic measures for the children screened are as follows: anisometropia, astigmatism, myopia, hyperopia, anisocoria, and gaze asymmetry.
Some common disorders of the eye for which such lenses are prescribed include myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and presbyopia, a loss of focusing range due to aging.
They address pediatric cases, congenital subluxation of the crystalline lens, cataracts and glaucoma, pseudoexfoliation syndrome, phacoemulsifications with a small pupil, cataract surgery in age-related macular degeneration, brunescent cataract, and cataracts in high myopia, severe hyperopia, and retinitis pigmentosa.