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In hyperopia, the eyeball is ‚Äúshorter‚ÄĚ than normal, so the light that comes in focuses behind the retina, creating a ‚Äúblurred‚ÄĚ image for objects that are near. In youth, one can make up for this situation with accommodation, thus achieving good vision. If hyperopia is more severe, strabismus can occur.

In hyperopia, the eyeball is ‚Äúshorter‚ÄĚ than normal, so the light that comes in focuses behind the retina, creating a ‚Äúblurred‚ÄĚ image for objects that are near.

Causes could be genetic and not necessarily hereditary.

In youth, one can make up for this situation with accommodation, thus achieving good vision. If hyperopia is more severe, strabismus can occur.

¿Can I detect hyperopia if my son is still a baby? Is it possible to know whether he sees well close objects?
Yes, through specific ophthalmologic studies.

Can it result in a decreased distance vision?
Yes, in adults.

Can it be corrected?
Yes, with the use of glasses, soft or rigid contact lenses, Excimer Laser surgery or intraocular lenses.


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