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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.
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Adj.1.hypermetropic - abnormal ability to focus of distant objects
ophthalmology - the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly
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It is also useful with latent hypermetropic esophores, and for young myopes within near esophoria who might progress faster or benefit from a near add or multifocal.
In our study, 32 patients of the 300 patients were Hypermetropic Astigmatic individuals with average corneal thickness of 532 micrometres, SD (30).
Mean RNFL thickness, as well as RNFL thicknesses of each quadrant was also significantly different between hypermetropic, emmetropic and myopic eyes (p-value<0.
Evaluation of the association between contrast sensitivity and spherical equivalent at low refractive errors revealed that contrast sensitivity was decreased at intermediate and especially at high spatial frequencies as refraction became hypermetropic (p<0.
The most common type of astigmatism was simple hypermetropic astigmatism (16%), simple myopic astigmatism (14.
Hypermetropic refractive error was responsible for amblyopia in 31(77.
From an anatomical point of view, a normal, non-pathological eye is known as an emmetropic eye, and has been studied very little until now in comparison with myopic and hypermetropic eyes.
He's less than chuffed that the press have started describing him as a veteran, but the rest of it is water off a duck's back' the lot in life of an unusually tall, hypermetropic, 34-year-old jump jockey with a necessary disregard for the style of the age.
Moreover, in that there is a view of the Islanders as `extremely close observer[s] of nature' (Rivers 1901, 44) and results from tests that show them to be hypermetropic, and to step in line with Lord Rayleigh's standpoint in the literature, Rivers contended that
compared retinal and optic disc features measured by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in the amblyopic and non-amblyopic eyes of patients with myopic and hypermetropic anisometropia.
The mean increase in lens thickness and decrease in ACD during accommodation were also found to be maximum in myopic patients and minimum in hypermetropic patients, which were also linearly correlated with the AA.
29% hypermetropic astigmatism, 6% myopia, 5% myopic astigmatism.