Refractive Errors

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Myopia is the medical term used to describe near sightedness. Myopic people have clear vision when looking at objects close to them, but distant objects will appear blurred. Light from an object that is a distant away, forms an image before it reaches the retina causing images to appear blurred. This could be because the eye is too long, or the cornea or cr