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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