Hyperopia or long-sightedness is a condition
in which the optical components of the eye
are not strong enough, and so
light is not focussed onto the retina.
results in blurred vision that is usually
worse at shorter distances.
People with hyperopia often have reasonable
vision in the distance,
but may find that
their vision is blurred or that
they experience feelings of eyestrain or
headaches when doing near work such as