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How is myopia diagnosed?

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An eye exam can show if you’re myopic. Glasses, contacts, or refractive surgery can usually correct the problem.

Your prescription helps the eye focus light on your retina. That clears up your vision.

From: What Is Myopia (Nearsightedness)? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Yanoff, M; Duker, J.  , Mosby, 2008. Ophthalmology

National Eye Institute: "Facts About Refractive Errors," "Facts About Myopia."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on October 04, 2017

SOURCES:

Yanoff, M; Duker, J.  , Mosby, 2008. Ophthalmology

National Eye Institute: "Facts About Refractive Errors," "Facts About Myopia."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on October 04, 2017

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