A 44-year-old member asked:
How do you fix nearsightedness?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Glasses, contacts : Near sighted people see better up close without glasses, and need glasses for distance vision. Glasses, contact lenses and surgery can be used to help a near sighted person see better.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
What is nearsightedness?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can't see far things: Nearsightedness (myopia) is a visual acuity problem in which a person cannot see distant objects clearly, but can see near objects just fine. His eyes are unable to clearly focus when looking at objects more than about 10 feet away. An very nearsighted person (high myopia) may be unable to see clearly objects only one or two feet away.
6.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 25, 2013
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