Farsightedness is greater difficulty seeing near objects than distant objects.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Farsightedness is the result of the visual image being focused behind the
Farsightedness is often present from birth, but children have a very flexible eye lens, which helps make up for the problem. Most children outgrow the condition. As aging occurs, glasses or contact lenses may be required to correct the vision. If you have family members who are farsighted, you are also more likely to become farsighted.