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Eye conditions | Myopia

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a condition in which a person can see near objects more clearly than distant objects.

Myopia is usually the result of a larger than normal eye. In the myopic eye, light rays from distant objects focus before they reach the retina.

The result is blurred vision. A tendency for myopia may be inherited; frequent or prolonged near work may influence its progression.

It is typically detected in school-age children, may worsen during adolescence, and generally stabilizes between the ages of 20 and 40 years of age.

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