• MEDICAL CONDITION
Myopia

Myopia

Synonyms: Nearsightedness, Nearsighted, Short-sightedness

DESCRIPTION

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry. Cases of refractive error include myopia of 1.0 diopters or more.

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