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What is high myopia?

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High myopia is when your eyeball grows more than it's supposed to and is very long from front to back. Besides making it hard to see things at a distance, it can also raise your chances of other conditions like a detached retina, cataracts, and glaucoma.

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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