Myopia or nearsightedness is a condition of the eye where the individual is not able to see far distance things, but is quite clear in seeing things that are closer to the eye. So if you are having trouble reading hoardings, sign boards and other far-off objects but can read the newspaper or your novel without trouble, you are probably suffering from myopia.
HOW IS MYOPIA DIAGNOSED?
A condition related to ophthalmology, myopia is diagnosed by a thorough eye examination by an expert in refractive conditions of the eye.
HOW IS MYOPIA TREATED?
Common treatment methods for Myopia are wearing corrective eyeglasses, contact lenses. Refractive surgery may also be considered for very high Myopia.
DID YOU KNOW?
Myopia is often diagnosed between the ages of 8 and 12.