This can be compensated with a certain degree of visual effort (accommodation).
Patients affected by hyperopia have a sight defect that affords them good distance vision, with greater problems with near vision.
Alternately a laser treatment may be indicated.
The techniques that can be used are:
Even though hyperopia is the most difficult sight defect to correct, the results are extremely positive, particularly when an excimer laser of fourth, fifth or sixth generation is used for the LASIK step.
The eye doctor, expert in refractive surgery, will suggest the most suitable technique for the case in hand: generally-speaking, he will base his decision on the type of eye, the patient’s age, the patient’s sight requirements and also on the surgery experience of the individual operator and the instruments or machines available.