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Is refractive error a disease?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

A common variation of the eye power, partially genetic and affected by the environment, but typically can be corrected and doesn't cause permanent pathology.

In brief: No

A common variation of the eye power, partially genetic and affected by the environment, but typically can be corrected and doesn't cause permanent pathology.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

Refractive errors refer to misfocus of the eyes.
With a good refraction, normal vision is restored therefore the eye isn't really diseased.

In brief: Not really

Refractive errors refer to misfocus of the eyes.
With a good refraction, normal vision is restored therefore the eye isn't really diseased.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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