Farsightedness
Medically termed hyperopia; the ability to see distant objects more clearly than close objects. Farsightedness (hyperopia) may be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.
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SYN: hyperopia.

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far·sight·ed·ness n
1) the quality or state of being farsighted
2) HYPEROPIA

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far·sight·ed·ness (fahrґsīt-əd-nis) hyperopia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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