Hyperopia

Hyperopia Defined

Hyperopia, also known as farsightedness, is a common type of refractive error where distant objects may be seen more clearly than objects that are near. The threshold for clinically significant hyperopia is somewhat higher at 3.0 diopters or more.

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2010 U.S. Age-Specific Prevalence Rates for Hyperopia by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2010 Prevalence Rates of Hyperopia by Race

2010 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Hyperopia (in thousands) by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2010 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Hyperopia (in thousands) by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity

Projections for Hyperopia (2010-2030-2050)

Changes of Cases between 2000 and 2010

2000 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Hyperopia (in thousands) by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2000 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Hyperopia (in thousands) by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity