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What is Myopia 12?

What is Myopia 12?

  • Myopia 12: 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 12 is linked to a gene on chromosome 2q37.1.

Myopia 12: Introduction

Types of Myopia 12:

Broader types of Myopia 12:

How serious is Myopia 12?

Complications of Myopia 12: see complications of Myopia 12

What causes Myopia 12?

Causes of Myopia 12: see causes of Myopia 12

What are the symptoms of Myopia 12?

Symptoms of Myopia 12: see symptoms of Myopia 12

Complications of Myopia 12: see complications of Myopia 12

Myopia 12: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myopia 12.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myopia 12.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Myopia 12: see treatments for Myopia 12

Name of Myopia 12

Main name of condition: Myopia 12


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