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Hyperopia, or far-sighted vision, occurs when light reflecting off distant objects focuses behind the retina, causing out-of-focus images. The eye's innate focusing system will attempt to accommodate for this condition. However; this may result in eyestrain.

Symptoms of eyestrain due to hyperopia include, near task blur, headache, both distance and near blur, intermittent blur, blur associated with prolonged near work or fatigue. These symptoms will appear in varying degrees, as determined by the individual.

As with myopia, correction is accomplished with glasses, contact lenses or refractive surgery.