"Hyperopia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A refractive error in which rays of light entering the eye parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus behind the retina, as a result of the eyeball being too short from front to back. It is also called farsightedness because the near point is more distant than it is in emmetropia with an equal amplitude of accommodation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Hyperopia".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Hyperopia".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Hyperopia" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Hyperopia" was a major or minor topic of these publication.