What is Hypermetropia?
Hypermetropia, also known as long-sightedness, occurs when the eye is shorter than normal, or the cornea is too flat, causing light rays to focus behind the retina. This can result in blurred vision when looking at objects closely, such as reading a book or working on a computer, while distance vision may be clearer.
If you are experiencing vision problems while looking at objects near to you, or you are experiencing headaches and eye strain, you may have hypermetropic eyes. Fortunately, this condition is common and can be effectively combatted with glasses or contact lenses.
At Safarian and Simon Opticians, our expert optometrists can diagnose and treat hypermetropia using plus-powered (convex) lenses, which help move the image forward, allowing for correct focus on the retina. We offer a wide range of prescription lenses, including specialty lenses from Zeiss Vision, to provide you with the best possible vision correction.
Don’t let hypermetropia affect your daily life – contact us today to book an eye examination and discover the right treatment option for you.
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