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Hyperopia in Texas City, TX

Hyperopia is more commonly known as farsightedness and a common refractive area in people, from children to seniors. In farsightedness, far away objects can be seen perfectly clearly, while those that are close up are often blurred and need correcting. At Texas City Eye Consultants, our far sighted patients have their vision corrected by both eye glasses and contact lenses.


How Hyperopia Develops

In almost all cases, hyperopia develops naturally at some point in a person's life. It can be hereditary, but not always. It begins when the eyeball begins to shorten, preventing the light coming into the eye from hitting the retina at the correct angle. Farsightedness can also be caused when the cornea or lens lose their shape. About five to 10 percent of all Americans have the condition, and it can develop at any age.

Most Common Symptoms and Signs

If you or one of your children exhibit one or more of these signs, you may be developing hyperopia:

  • Eyestrain
  • Squinting
  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision, especially when trying to focus on objects up close
  • Trouble reading

If you or your family member notice any of these symptoms, it's important that you come into our office for an eye examination. Our optometrist can test your visual acuity to find out if your vision has changed and needs correcting.

Treatment Options

If our optometrist determines that you are farsighted, there are a few options for vision correction. The most common one for all ages is eyeglasses. It's a very simple procedure to create a pair of glasses that will correct your vision and allow you to see clearly at any distance. 

Another simple fix for most patients is contact lenses. Most commonly offered to older teens and adults, contacts can give clearer vision than eyeglasses, but most types of contacts require at least some regular maintenance. They aren't a good choice for small children and others will an undeveloped sense of responsibility.

Looking for an Eye Examination?

If you've got symptoms of hyperopia or if you simply haven't had your eyes examined in at least a year, give us a call and we'll set you up with an appointment. Call our office at (409) 945-5511 to schedule an appointment today.


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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Yay! I finally got contacts! Thanks for the great service! No one has ever been able to help me put contacts in before! You guys are amazing! Thanks for being patient with me and teaching me how to put my contacts in!"
  • "Very kind and polite treats everyone with respect. They take care of your eye care needs. Try to get you in and out the door as quickly as possible so you can go about your day. I love their staff who are very kind and assist you as soon as you walk through the door. I highly recommend their services."
  • "Was my first time visiting the office at Texas City Eye Consultants. I came in to purchase glasses and had my exam done in a different office but I will be returning here. They are very helpful and were able to find me a frame I really liked. I highly recommend them."
    Ms. Johnson

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