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Hyperopia

 

Hyperopia or long sightedness is a condition causing difficulty in seeing near objects clearly.

Causes

  • Short eyeball
  • Flat cornea or less curvature of cornea

Symptoms

  • Blurred vision for close objects
  • Eye strain or burning
  • Headache
  • Sometimes, crossed eyes

Treatment

  • Spectacles or eye glasses
  • Contact lenses
  • Surgical procedures like LASIK

Prevention
There is no way to prevent hyperopia.