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Sorry I'm new to this website, if I make any mistakes please correct me.

I'm thinking about adopting this 8month old Jindo mix on a rescue website, however I was told she has hyperopia in her right eye.
How serious is hyperopia and does it worsen within age? Should I still adopt this puppy? She is very cute and I am interested in adopting a Jindo.
 

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Google tell me hyperopia is farsightedness, which doesn't seem to me would be a big problem. Blind dogs get along well with a little consideration from the owner, so one eye that's farsighted doesn't seem like it would be hard to deal with.

I wear contacts that have what's called monovision, which means one lens is adjusted for near vision and the other for distance. It enables me to see both close and far because each eye does what's needed at the time. Since dogs' eyes are set differently on the head maybe that's not possible for them, but I'd still expect the dog to be able to adapt.

Which means I'm curious. What are the symptoms that made anyone look for this, and how is it diagnosed in a dog? Have you discussed it with anyone or just seen it mentioned on a website? I'd start by getting answers to those questions from the rescue group and/or foster home. See if you can talk to the vet who diagnosed this. After that, if I were you, I'd look for a canine eye specialist in your area (try the AVMA website, avma.org). Send a few emails and you might find a vet willing to give you some advice as to how this would affect a dog. Not all would answer without monetary incentive, but I bet some would.
 
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