Definition of Nearsightedness:

A common condition in which far away objects appear blurry but nearby objects can be seen clearly.

Also: Myopia, Myopic, Nearsighted, Short Sighted, Shortsightedness, Short-sightedness

Topics Related to Nearsightedness

Marfan's Syndrome

...the condition
“...Symptoms of the Marfan Syndrome may include one or more of the following ... Near sightedness (myopia) and/or retinal detachment...”


...the condition
“Alternative names: Myopia, Shortsightedness Myopia is the ability to see well at close distances, but not at longer distances...”
...our question about Your ethnic background
“People of Chinese, Japanese, and Southeast Asian descent are especially likely to be myopic.”

Optical Prescription

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“...A higher diopter means you are more nearsighted or farsighted...”
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