# 5 Difference Between Myopia And Hypermetropia....

Differences Between Myopia And Hypermetropia

 Myopia Hypermetropia Also referred to as short-sightedness Also referred to as long-sightedness or hyperopia In myopia, nearby objects are seen clearly but not the distant objects In hyperopia, far objects are seen clearly but not the nearby objects For people with this effect, the image is formed in front of the retina For people with this effect, the image is formed behind the retina This effect is caused due to excessive curvature of the eye lens This effect is caused when a focal length of an eye becomes too long Myopia can be corrected by using a diverging or concave lens Hypermetropia can be corrected by using a converging or convex lens

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