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Overview

Nearsightedness is an eye condition in which you can see nearby objects clearly, but faraway objects appear fuzzy or blurry. Nearsightedness is also called myopia .Nearsightedness is extremely common and very treatable. According to the American[read article]

Tests for Nearsightedness

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A visual acuity test is an exam that determines how well you can see the details of a word or symbol from a specific distance away. There are several different type...  More
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A refraction test is usually given as part of a routine eye examination. It may also be called a vision test. This test tells your eye doctor exactly what prescript...  More
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Ophthalmoscopy is usually part of a routine eye test to screen for eye diseases. It looks at the back of the eye. The back of the eye is called the fundus. It consi...  More
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A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist , a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the he...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Nearsightedness

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Use of Contact Lenses
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Use of Eyeglasses
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Orthokeratology
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Surgical Procedures for Nearsightedness

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LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, is an operation on the eyes to correct vision and reduce the need for glasses or contact lenses. It i...  More
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If you have poor vision you should know about laser eye surgery as a treatment option. There are two common techniques: LASIK and PRK. How do these procedures ...  More
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Laser Assisted Keratectomy
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Insertion of Corneal Ring Segments
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Insertion of Phakic Intraocular Lens Implant
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Intraocular Lens Implant
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