and millions of people have some form of this condition. This condition
limits your clear view to only near objects. Far objects appear
blurry and you may have to squint just to see it. People who have
nearsightedness (also known as myopia) can have their vision change
quite frequently, requiring them to get thicker and thicker glasses
the flashlight below to see how a person with myopia has trouble
focusing the light all the way to the back of the retina
due to the cornea's extra bulging shape.
how the light does not focus to the retina
many factors that may cause this condition. Longterm eyestraining,
such as watching tv too long or working on computers too long will
induce nearsightedness. Other diseases, such as cataracts,
AMD, and pink
eye can also cause this. Keep in mind that nearsightedness,
or any other blurry vision may be the sign of a more serious disease.
may be too long in shape, and because of that, light comes short of
its focusing point.
to read and watch TV closer
to see further
glasses and contacts
will drastically improve distant viewing by allowing the light to
focus all the way to the back of the retina.
Concave lenses will bend the light back to normal.
technology, called LASIK,
will now allow doctors to reshape the cornea
by trimming down the bulge and cure nearsightedness almost