OverviewA person who is farsighted has the ability to see objects clearly far away but not see as clearly close-up. Farsightedness usually occurs naturally with the aging process.
Update Date 5/8/2014
Updated by: Franklin W. Lusby, MD, Ophthalmologist, Lusby Vision Institute, La Jolla, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.