Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry.
Myopia develops in eyes that focus images in front of the retina instead of on the retina, which results in blurred vision.
Myopia can affect both children and adults. Myopia is often diagnosed in children between 8 and 12 years of age and may worsen during the teen years
What are the signs and symptoms of myopia?
Some of the signs and symptoms of myopia include:
How is myopia corrected?
Eyeglasses are the simplest and safest way to correct myopia.
Contact Lenses contact lenses provide clearer vision, a wider field of vision, and
greater comfort. They are a safe and effective option if fitted and used
properly. However, contact lenses are not right for everyone.