Myopia, shortsightedness or nearsightedness is a refractive error of the eye where the is too long. Because of that the focus of the eye is in front of the retina and on the retina is blurred image.
Shortsighted people have blurred vision in the distance and only see objects close in front of the eye clearly.
Eye care specialists correct Myopia with corrective lenses such as glasses or contact lenses. The corrective lenses have a negative optical power.
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