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What is Myopia 10?

What is Myopia 10?

  • Myopia 10: Myopia is an eye disorder characterized by the ability to see close objects clearly but distant objects appear blurry. It is also known as shortsightedness or nearsightedness and the underlying process involved is an a refractive error. Researchers have discovered a number of genes linked to an increased susceptibility of developing myopia. Having this genetic anomaly does not mean a person will definitely develop myopia but their chances are increased, especially if certain triggering factors are also present e.g. visual stress due to close work (computers, reading). Type 10 is linked to a gene on chromosome 8p23.

Myopia 10: Introduction

Types of Myopia 10:

Broader types of Myopia 10:

How serious is Myopia 10?

Complications of Myopia 10: see complications of Myopia 10

What causes Myopia 10?

Causes of Myopia 10: see causes of Myopia 10

What are the symptoms of Myopia 10?

Symptoms of Myopia 10: see symptoms of Myopia 10

Complications of Myopia 10: see complications of Myopia 10

Myopia 10: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myopia 10.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myopia 10.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Myopia 10: see treatments for Myopia 10

Name of Myopia 10

Main name of condition: Myopia 10


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