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What is Myopia 8?

What is Myopia 8?

  • Myopia 8: 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 8 is linked to a gene on chromosome 3q26.

Myopia 8: Introduction

Types of Myopia 8:

Broader types of Myopia 8:

How serious is Myopia 8?

Complications of Myopia 8: see complications of Myopia 8

What causes Myopia 8?

Causes of Myopia 8: see causes of Myopia 8

What are the symptoms of Myopia 8?

Symptoms of Myopia 8: see symptoms of Myopia 8

Complications of Myopia 8: see complications of Myopia 8

Myopia 8: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Myopia 8.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myopia 8.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Myopia 8: see treatments for Myopia 8

Name of Myopia 8

Main name of condition: Myopia 8


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