Myopia (Nearsightedness): Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

What is myopia (nearsightedness)?

There is a lens like a camera inside our eyes, sometimes a person can not see clearly an object from a little bit long-distance, whenever the person tries to focus on the object, but the vision gets blurred. The name of this disease in medical term is regarded as myopia which is also known as Nearsightedness to the people.

Myopia (Nearsightedness): Symptoms, Causes And Treatment

Symptoms of myopia (nearsightedness)

There are several types of symptoms before appearing myopia (nearsightedness). Myopia (nearsightedness) appears gradually with symptoms. So whenever you find the symptoms of myopia (Nearsightedness), you must visit a doctor as soon as possible. In the below, you will learn about the symptoms of myopia (nearsightedness).

  1. There is no problem looking at things near when you have myopia (nearsightedness). Because of myopia (nearsightedness), nearer objects become blurred when you try to focus on.
  2. Usually, the headache can be found in myopia (nearsightedness) patient. Whenever the patient tries to focus on an object, headache appears.
  3. Most of the times squinting and eye strain is found in myopia (nearsightedness) patient.
  4. The patient with myopia (nearsightedness) feels fatigued when working or playing.

Causes of myopia (nearsightedness)

Causes of myopia (nearsightedness) are too many. But the below reasons are highly responsible for having myopia (nearsightedness).

  1. Some often myopia (nearsightedness) found in a person because of the genetics problem.
  2. If the eyeball of eyes become bigger, then myopia (nearsightedness) may be found in a person.
  3. Radiations from the light ray may cause myopia (nearsightedness).
  4. When the cornea or lens of the eyes become curved, myopia (nearsightedness) appears. This only because of uncorrected astigmatism.
  5. Lack of vitamin A and C along with leading an unhealthy life may cause myopia (nearsightedness).
  6. Eye injuries may also cause myopia (nearsightedness).

Treatment of myopia (nearsightedness)

Whenever the symptoms are found in a person, as soon as possible the treatment of myopia (nearsightedness) should be done under the supervision of an eye specialist. If the person is not sure that he is suffering from myopia (nearsightedness).

He can confirm whether he has this disease through the retinoscopy examination. In the below, we are giving you an idea about the treatments of myopia (nearsightedness).

In the earlier stage of myopia (nearsightedness), the doctor will suggest eyeglasses or contact lenses. If the condition of your vision is very critical, then the doctor may recommend you to go for the refractive surgery.

Depending on your eye condition, the doctor will recommend eyeglasses or contact lenses to a particular degree and also am eye drop so that you may continue your regular activities.

Keep in mind, try to wear your eyeglasses or contact lenses in regular. Because eyeglasses or contact lenses will protect your eyes from UV rays and high-energy blue light.

If you feel uneasy about wearing eyeglasses or contact lenses, then refractive surgery is the only solution for this disease. But keep in mind, you must visit a specialist who is well famous for the eye operation in your area. Because some miss doing of a doctor in the operation theatre can take your vision off forever. So be careful about this factor.


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