Clinical types of hypermetropia:
Simple hypermetropia: It includes axial and curvature hypermetropia. It may be hereditary.
Pathological hypermetropia: due to congenital or acquired conditions. It may be
Functional hypermetropia: Results from paralysis of accommodation as is seen in patients with third intracranial nerve palsy
A small amount of refractive error in young patients is usually corrected by mild accommodative effort, without producing any symptoms
Grading of hypermetropia
American Optometric Association (AOA)
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