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neersahy tid nuhs

  • n  (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred

  • In myopia (nearsightedness) the eyeball is usually long from front to back; in far-sighted people it is often short.
  • Here's help: the new Verisyse corrective lens, which treats nearsightedness too severe for laser surgery to fix.
  • In nearsightedness, light is focused in front of the retina instead of on it.
News & Articles

  • Duke researchers take a close look at myopia
    The reasons why one child inherits a parent’s nearsightedness while another offspring has perfect vision have long been fuzzy.
    June 13, 2013 - The Charlotte Observer
  • In the field: Outdoor Slam offers activities for all ages
    Help improve your child’s eyesight by bringing them to the Summer Outdoor Slam this Saturday at Curt Gowdy State Park. A recent study published by Science News finds that when children spend time outdoors, it helps prevent or minimize nearsightedness.
    June 13, 2013 - Laramie Boomerang

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