MYOPIA (SHORT-SIGHTEDNESS OR NEAR-SIGHTEDNESS)
Are you experiencing blurred vision when seeing near objects? You may be having Myopia (Short-sightedness or Near-sightedness).
What is Myopia (Short-sightedness or Near-sightedness)?
Myopia (Short-sightedness or Near-sightedness) is a condition in which a person is able to see near objects well (when reading a book or working on the computer) but has difficulty seeing objects that are far away (road signs or bus numbers). Myopia occurs when the eye is unable to focus light rays accurately on the seeing part of the eye, the
This is an interactive illustration demonstrating how a person's view of the Singapore scenery may be with an increase in the degree of nearsightedness.
Please use the mouse, click on the blue arrow and slide it to the right.
What causes Myopia (Short-sightedness or Near-sightedness)?
Myopia is caused by an eyeball that is too long, causing light rays (and the image data it contains) to fall in front of the retina.