is the result of the visual image being focused behind the retina
rather than directly on it. A farsighted
person sees faraway objects clearly, while objects that are near are blurred.
occurs because the eyeball is smaller than average or the focusing power is too weak causing the light that is focused in the eye to land behind the retina
rather than on the retina
is often present from birth, but children can often tolerate moderate amounts without difficulty, and most outgrow the condition. It is important to have children tested for eye conditions as early as possible.
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