Definition of hyperopic in US English:

hyperopic

adjective

  • See hyperopia

    • ‘The LASIK procedure can improve myopic and hyperopic vision with or without astigmatism in acceptable candidates.’
    • ‘Among the list of abstracts that appear, one describes the author's review of the current status of hyperopic LASIK.’
    • ‘The surgical procedure is similar for hyperopic patients, although the surgical technique varies to accommodate the flatter cornea.’
    • ‘At birth, most infants are hyperopic, but when the eyes grow they usually become less hyperopic and by age 5-8 years emmetropic.’
    • ‘At birth, most infants are hyperopic, meaning images are focused behind the retina.’

Pronunciation

hyperopic

/-ˈräpik/