myopia


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(ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability

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One common refrain from the profession questions whether the data supporting myopia management is robust enough.
Syed Jamil Ahmed said that Myopia or nearsightedness occurs when light entering the eye focuses in front of the retina instead of directly on it.
Playing with handheld devices constitute near work, which has been shown to be associated with myopia (commonly known as short-sightedness),' says a renowned ophthalmologist, Health news reported.
Jamil said myopic people often have headaches or eyestrain, and might squint or feel fatigued when driving or playing sports though this is not directly caused by myopia itself, but rather by a combination of astigmatism and myopia or simply because the person is straining to see clearly, specialist explained.
During the present study the overall prevalence of myopia was 24.
0 in the high myopia and control groups, respectively.
The strain created by the vacuum force creates an anatomical modification of the cornea designed to correct myopia.
Pharmaceutical company Nevakar LLC stated on Tuesday that it has started treatment of its first subject under its Phase 3 clinical trial of NVK-002 for the treatment of myopia (nearsightedness) in children aged 3 to 17 years.
With the increasing dependence on smartphones, computers, and other electronic products, myopia has become the most common vision problem.
Multiple studies in the literature correlate etiopathogenesis of myopia and accommodation.
Objective: Background: Myopia (near-sightedness) is a growing public health issue due to its rapidly rising prevalence.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The addition of a daily outdoor activity class at school for three years for children in Guangzhou, China, resulted in a reduction in the rate of myopia (nearsightedness, the ability to see close objects more clearly than distant objects), according to a new study.
GUANGZHOU, China, Dhu-AlHijjah 02, 1436, September 16, 2015, SPA -- As little as 40 minutes a day playing in the sun can help hold off the development of myopia, or nearsightedness, in children, according to a large study of children in China, according to UPI.
5) Myopia is a refractive defect of the eye in which collimated light produces image focus in front of the retina when accommodation is relaxed.
Nearsightedness - also known as myopia - is the most common human eye disease in the world.