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Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Nearsightedness (Myopia)

Nearsightedness, also known as Myopia is one of the most common vision conditions in which an individual can see close objects clearly but objects farther away become blurred. It is the most common refractive error affecting over 40% of U. S and Canada Population.

If you find difficulty while reading road signs and seeing things farther away, but you can read the thing closely, you may be nearsighted. Schedule a comprehensive vision exam to nearest eye care clinic such as ICare Doctors of Optometry Clinic Abbotsford.

Causes of Myopia

Myopia can occur if your eye ball is too long, relative to focusing power of the cornea and lens of the eye. In this case, the cornea and eye lens is being too curved for the length of eye ball.

Symptoms of Myopia:

If you feel too stressed while looking at objects farther away, then you may have myopia issue. Other signs of myopia are eye strain, headaches and feeling fatigued when reading and working with computer screens.

Treatments of Myopia:

Myopia can be corrected through eyeglasses and contact lenses. It can also be fixed through surgeries like refractive and ortho-keratology.

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