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What Is Myopia How Can It Be Corrected
Myopia is also known as near-sightedness or short-sightedness.
What happens here is that light rays do not focus on the surface of
the retina but in front of it. This result in images being blurry when
perceived. In such a case, distant images appear out of focus but
objects nearby are seen clearly. This is why myopia is also called near
or short-sightedness.
Causes It can occur if the eyeball is elongated leading to image
formation in front of the retina. It can also occur if the refracting
power of the lens is affected due to the cornea or lens being too
curved. This effect can be more pronounced with age. A combination
of these effects will also lead to myopia.
Myopia also referred to as short-sightedness or nearsightedness. It is
the most common eye disorder in which close objects appear normal
while distant objects to be blurry. Myopia is a combination of genetic
and environmental factors. There are many other risk factors
involved in the cause of this eye disorder..
Correcting Myopia
It is important to remember that Myopia is an eye defect and not an
eye disease. Therefore, it can be corrected. Since the image is
formed in front of the retina, correcting this problem can counter the
effects produced due to this. The treatment of myopia consists of
managing both the visual acuity loss and the complications that may
arise. Treatment of the blurred vision in myopia has had a long and
checkered history. Everything from physical exercise to palming the
eyes to having myopic students study in green rooms has been
advocated at one time or another.
Sight-saving classes, exercises, under-correction, cycloplegic therapy,
contact lenses, pinhole glasses, and many other therapies have been
aimed at preventing or slowing the progression of myopia. Surgery
has been advocated to retard the progression of staphylomas in
pathological myopia. A few of these therapies deserve mention. It
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cannot be corrected as there is no cure for myopia. Some treatments
and management strategies can help rebuild or regain the distance
vision

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What Is Myopia How Can It Be Corrected Myopia is also known as near-sightedness or short-sightedness. What happens here is that light rays do not focus on the surface of the retina but in front of it. This result in images being blurry when perceived. In such a case, distant images appear out of focus but objects nearby are seen clearly. This is why myopia is also called near or short-sightedness. Causes It can occur if the eyeball is elongated leading to image formation in front of the retina. It can also occur if the refracting power of the lens is affected due to the cornea or lens being too curved. This effect can be more pronounced with age. A combination of these effects will also lead to myopia. Myopia also referred to as short-sightedness or nearsightedness. It is the most common eye disorder in which close objects appear normal while distant objects to be blurry. Myopia is a combination of genetic and environmental factors. There are many other risk factors involved in the cause of this eye disorder.. Correcting Myopia It is important to remember that Myopia is an eye defect and not an eye disease. Therefore, it can be corrected. Since the image is formed in front of the retina, correcting this problem can counter the effects produced due to this. The treatment of myopia consists of managing both the visual acuity loss and the complications that may arise. Treatment of the blurred vision in myopia has had a long and checkered history. Everything from physical exercise to palming the eyes to having myopic students study in green rooms has been advocated at one time or another. Sight-saving classes, exercises, under-correction, cycloplegic therapy, contact lenses, pinhole glasses, and many other therapies have been aimed at preventing or slowing the progression of myopia. Surgery has been advocated to retard the progression of staphylomas in pathological myopia. A few of these therapies deserve mention. It cannot be corrected as there is no cure for myopia. Some treatments and management strategies can help rebuild or regain the distance vision Name: Description: ...
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