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What is Myopia 14?

What is Myopia 14?

  • Myopia 14: 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 14 is linked to a gene on chromosome 1p36.

Myopia 14: Introduction

Types of Myopia 14:

Broader types of Myopia 14:

How serious is Myopia 14?

Complications of Myopia 14: see complications of Myopia 14

What causes Myopia 14?

Causes of Myopia 14: see causes of Myopia 14

What are the symptoms of Myopia 14?

Symptoms of Myopia 14: see symptoms of Myopia 14

Complications of Myopia 14: see complications of Myopia 14

Myopia 14: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myopia 14.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myopia 14.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Myopia 14: see treatments for Myopia 14

Name of Myopia 14

Main name of condition: Myopia 14


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