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Introduction: Near-sightedness

Description of Near-sightedness

Near-sightedness (medical condition): Short-sightedness often requiring glasses...more »

See also:

  »Introduction: Myopia
  »Symptoms of Myopia
  »Treatments for Myopia

Near-sightedness: (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Near-sightedness: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Near-sightedness:

Near-sightedness as a Disease

Near-sightedness: Another name for Myopia (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Myopia
  »Symptoms of Myopia
  »Treatments for Myopia

Near-sightedness: Related Diseases

Near-sightedness: Near-sightedness is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Near-sightedness

Some of the causes of Near-sightedness are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Near-sightedness (Myopia)

Some of the symptoms of Near-sightedness incude:

Treatments for Near-sightedness (Myopia)

Treatments for Near-sightedness (Myopia) include:

Treatment of Near-sightedness: For more treatment information about Near-sightedness, see treatment of Myopia (Near-sightedness)

Near-sightedness: Article Excerpts about Myopia

When the cornea is curved too much, or if the eye is too long, faraway objects will appear blurry because they are ... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

Near-sightedness as a Symptom

Near-sightedness (symptom): Another name for Myopia.
  »Introduction: Myopia
  »Causes of Myopia

Near-sightedness (symptom): Nearsightedness...more »

Near-sightedness (symptom): When the cornea is curved too much, or if the eye is too long, faraway objects will appear blurry because they are ... (Source: excerpt from Facts About the Cornea and Corneal Disease: NEI)

More information on symptom: Myopia:

Near-sightedness: Related Disease Topics

These medical disease topics may be related to Near-sightedness:

Terms associated with Near-sightedness:

Terms Similar to Near-sightedness:

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Broader terms for Near-sightedness

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The following terms can be used for Near-sightedness

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Near-sightedness

The following list attempts to classify Near-sightedness into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • ametropia
  • vision defect,visual defect,visual disorder,visual impairment
  • disability,disablement,handicap,impairment
  • bad condition,poor shape,unfitness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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