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Myopia or near-sightedness

Like an old-fashioned camera, the eye has lenses in the front (the cornea and the crystalline lens) and a photo-sensitive film in the back (the retina). If the cornea is too powerful and/or the eye too long, the image will not focus perfectly on the retina, but rather in front of it. This is referred to as myopia or near-sightedness. The blurred vision is corrected via a negative-power lens to reduce the eye’s total power to 0, thus allowing the image to focus on the retina. This can be achieved with eyeglasses, contact lenses, laser corneal alterations or intraocular lenses. In other words, near-sighted persons do not see faraway objects as clearly as they do those nearby. Depending on their prescription, near-sighted persons can read in near vision without glasses.

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