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myopia (nearsightedness)
 

In nearsightedness either the eyeball is too long from front to back, or the focusing power of the cornea and lens is too great.  As a result, images of distant objects are blurred and images of nearby objects are usually clear.

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 

  • blurred vision when viewing distant objects
  • eyestrain
 
Treatments

Treatment may include: 

 

  • eye
  • glasses
  • contact lenses
  • LASIK surgery
Specialties
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  • ophthalmology

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