hyperopia


hy·per·opia

noun \ˌhī-pə-ˈrō-pē-ə\

Definition of HYPEROPIA

: a condition in which visual images come to a focus behind the retina of the eye and vision is better for distant than for near objects—called also farsightedness, hypermetropia
hy·per·opic \-ˈrō-pik, -ˈräp-ik\ adjective

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