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Farsighted (Hyperopia)

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Hailey Legault

on 25 April 2014

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Transcript of Farsighted (Hyperopia)

A common vision condition in which you can see distant objects clearly, but objects nearby may be blurry.
What is "Farsighted" (Hyperopia)
Farsighted (Hyperopia)
As you can see; the woman is quite blurry, but in the distance you can see crystal clear.
Example of Farsightedness
-Difficulty seeing near objects clearly

Symptoms of Being Farsighted
You may think as an adult you would be likely to notice hyperopia; but, in reality, the process to too slow for the brain to detect.

Farsightedness in children can also go unnoticed. Some were born farsighted so they think it is normal to see close objects unclear. Others may be able to somewhat see clearly but unconsciously strain their eyes to do so.
Farsightedness in Adults and Children
-The bending of light as it passes through one object, to another.
-Vision occurs when the light rays are bent (refracted).
What Is Refraction (Normal Vision)
-The shape of the eye prevents light from focusing on the retina.
-The length of the eyeball can causes refractive errors.
Refractive Errors
-Lasik Surgery
-Not a disease
-Common in adults and children

Fun Facts
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