What Is Myopia?
myopia is a condition in which vision in object nearby is generally clear, but at a distant objects look blurry and not on the right focus.
Why Myopia could happen?
When the eyeball is too long or the cornea is too curved, light entering the eye cannot focus properly. Hereditary factors usually affect the growth and development of the eye. Some evidence supports the theory that myopia can also be caused by eye strain while looking too closely.
How General Myopia?
Myopia is a very common vision condition in the world. Usually occurs in children of school age. Myopia usually develops before the 20-year-old man.
How is the diagnosis of Myopia?
Myopia in children is usually unknown, since they will usually complain could not see the writing on the Blackboard clearly and had trouble seeing at a distance. Comprehensive optometrik examination will detect myopia.
How to treat Myopia?
Eyeglasses or contact lenses can be prescribed to correct myopia and helps you to be able to see more clearly. The lens can make a light focused on the eye, but cannot cure myopia. You probably only need it for specific activities such as watching television or driving a car. In recent years, a number of selected operations to reduce myopia corneal modifications have been developed. Including a procedure called radial keratotomy (RK) and photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). There is also a procedure called orthokeratology that with using a series of rigid contact lenses to change the curvature of the cornea. This will improve vision person with myopia, for a significant period of time.
How does myopia affect your lifestyle?
Most people can adapt well in using glasses or contact lenses. For those who feel that the glass eye affect or interfere with the performance of their activity, contact lenses, orthokeratology, or the operation will give the option to the lifestyle and the vision that they want. In some cases, severe myopia can limit a person in choosing jobs.