What is Hyperopia? 

Hyperopia (longsightedness) is condition where someone’s near vision is blurry. 

Most infants are born farsighted, but by age 1, less than 4 percent of children have hyperopia, which continues fading as adulthood progresses.

What are the symptoms of Hyperopia?
  • Eyestrain
  • Eye fatigue
  • Headaches
  • General eye discomfort
What causes Hyperopia? 

Hyperopia is caused when the eye grows too short and causes light not to focus on the correct part of the retina (its falls short).

Uncorrected hyperopia can hinder a child’s progress at school and can cause them to fall behind.

What is the treatment for Hyperopia?

Hyperopia can be corrected with the aid of glasses or contact lenses. 

Should you or child experience any difficulties, please book in with our optometrist.