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What is Myopia 11?

What is Myopia 11?

  • Myopia 11: 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 11 is linked to a gene on chromosome 4q22-q27.

Myopia 11: Introduction

Types of Myopia 11:

Broader types of Myopia 11:

How serious is Myopia 11?

Complications of Myopia 11: see complications of Myopia 11

What causes Myopia 11?

Causes of Myopia 11: see causes of Myopia 11

What are the symptoms of Myopia 11?

Symptoms of Myopia 11: see symptoms of Myopia 11

Complications of Myopia 11: see complications of Myopia 11

Myopia 11: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myopia 11.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myopia 11.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Myopia 11: see treatments for Myopia 11

Name of Myopia 11

Main name of condition: Myopia 11


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