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[Greek hupermetros, beyond measure (huper-, hyper- + metron, measure; see meter2) + -opia.]

hy′per·me·tro′pic (-trō′pĭk, -trŏp′ĭk), hy′per·me·tro′pi·cal adj.
hy′per·met′ro·py (-mĕt′rə-pē) n.


(ˌhaɪpəmɪˈtrəʊpɪə) or


(Pathology) pathol variants of hyperopia
[C19: from Greek hupermetros beyond measure (from hyper- + metron measure) + -opia]
hypermetropic, ˌhypermeˈtropical adj


the condition of farsightedness. Also called hyperopia. — hypermetropic, adj.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypermetropia - abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
ametropia - (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia
farsightedness, presbyopia - a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45


[ˌhaɪpəmɪˈtrəʊpɪə] Nhipermetropía f
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01) and refraction tended toward hypermetropia at low refractive errors (p<0.
Hypermetropia was the commonest refractive error detected.
Patients of CSCR usually present with mild deterioration of central vision, metamorphosis, scotoma and/or induced hypermetropia secondary to central macular elevation.
They also implied that the implantation of the extracted lenticules is potential clinical approaches of various ocular diseases, such as aphakia, hypermetropia, keratoconus, and presbyopia.
In the Brazilian population, the prevalence of myopia varies between 11% and 36%, hypermetropia reaches 34%, and blindness is at 3% (13).
Subjects with ocular disease other than glaucoma, contact lens users, patients who had undergone ocular surgery or laser photocoagulation treatment and subjects with myopia or hypermetropia greater than 3D or astigmatism more than 1D that can potentially effect measurements were excluded from study.
Hypermetropia is the most common finding in these individuals, however if myopia is present, it can be to a significantly high degree.
LASIK or Lasik (Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis), commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hypermetropia, and astigmatism.
Increasing incidences of ophthalmic disorders including myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism are also expected to positively impact the market over the forecast period.
5/100 10 10;6 M < 1/10 < 1/10 11 10;7 M 3/10 -- 12 10;7 M 2/10 4/10 13 10:11 F -- -- Parti- Visual status Cause of the deficiency cipant 1 legally blind congenital, optic nerve hypoplasia 2 low vision congenital, glaucoma 4 aniridia 3 totally blind congenital, microphtalmia 4 low vision congenital, hypermetropia 5 low vision oculocutaneous albinism 6 legally blind congenital, retinopathy 7 low vision congenital, albinism 8 low vision congenital, retinopathy 9 legally blind congenital, optic nerve atrophy 10 legally blind neurofibromatosis type 1 11 low vision congenital, malformation 12 low vision congenital, retinopathy 13 totally blind traumatic brain injury Table 2.
Phacoemulsification is the most commonly accepted method for the removal of lens in animals (MUNGER, 2009) and hypermetropia correction with intraocular lenses (IOLs) is routinely performed.
62%) was more than prevalence of Hypermetropia (11.