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How is hyperopia treated?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Surgery vs. correcti: The most simple way to treat hyperopia is wearing glasses or lenses. There is also lasik surgery that has recently emerged as a treatment option. You may consult with your ophthalmologist regarding your options.
Dr. Ari Weitzner
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Glasses: Like any other refractive error. Some advocate ortho-k--special contacts one wears at night.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu commented
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Sometimes, LASIK can be used to treat hyperopia (up to a certain degree). People with cataracts can have their hyperopia treated at the time of surgery with a particular intraocular implant...
Sep 16, 2012

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