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Farsightedness

  • Alternative Names

    Hyperopia


    Symptoms
    • Aching eyes
    • Blurred vision of close objects
    • Crossed eyes (strabismus) in children
    • Eye strain
    • Headache while reading

    Signs and tests

    A general eye examination to diagnosis farsightedness may include the following tests:

    • Eye movement testing
    • Glaucoma testing
    • Refraction test
    • Retinal examination
    • Slit-lamp examination
    • Visual acuity