International Journal of Ophthalmology and Optometry

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2022)

A case study on hypermetropia in north Uttar Pradesh population


Hiba Khan, R K Manik, Anshu Kumar Singh


India has done a very much towards to become a developed country but still India is a part of developing countries and for this reason most of the factors are responsible and from these one of the factor is poverty and their index. Poverty index, directly affect the standard of living in a population, that why various major and minor diseases are occur in the various age groups of people, and Hypermetropia is one of these that can occur due to unhealthy life style. Hyperopia, also termed hypermetropia or farsightedness, is a common refractive error in children and adults. Its effect on an individual and the symptoms produced varies greatly, depending on the magnitude of hyperopia, the age of the individual, the status of the accommodative and convergence system, and the demands placed on the visual system. Individuals with uncorrected hyperopia may experience symptoms such as blurred vision, asthenopia (e.g., headaches and eyestrain) while reading, accommodative/binocular dysfunction, amblyopia, and/or strabismus. This article outlines several discussion points as related to hyperopia: definition and classifications, prevention, clinical presentations, importance of early detection, examination techniques, risks of uncorrected hyperopia, and management strategies.

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How to cite this article:
Hiba Khan, R K Manik, Anshu Kumar Singh. A case study on hypermetropia in north Uttar Pradesh population. Int. J. Ophthalmol. Optometry 2022;4(1):1-2. DOI: 10.33545/26648547.2022.v4.i1a.9
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