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.

2010 U.S. age-specific prevalence rates for hyperopia by age and race/ethnicity

2010 U.S. prevalence rates of hyperopia by race and age

2010 prevalence rates of hyperopia by race

Prevalence of hyperopia by race in 2010

2010 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia by race/ethnicity

2010 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia by race

2010 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia by gender

Pie chart showing 2010 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia by gender

Projections for hyperopia (2010-2030-2050)

Bar graph showing projections for prevalence of hyperopia in 2010, 2030, and 2050 by race
Bar chart showing projected prevalence of hyperopia in 2010, 2030, and 2050 by race

Changes of cases between 2000 and 2010

Bar chart with number of cases of hyperopia in thousands in 2000 and 2010

2000 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia (in thousands) by race/ethnicity

Pie chart showing 2000 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia by race

2000 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia by gender

Pie chart showing 2000 U.S. prevalent cases of hyperopia by gender
Last updated: July 2019