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More People Are Becoming Short-Sighted Across Europe

14th May, 2015  

Recent data has shown The Eye Blog that more people are becoming short-sighted across Europe. What does this mean for your vision? A definition of short-sightedness According to the NHS short-sightedness, also known as myopia, “is a common eye condition that causes distant objects to appear blurred, while close objects can be seen clearly.” In practise this means that if you’re short-sighted, you can’t see things that are far away. Treating myopia If you think that you may be short-sighted you should visit an optician. They’ll conduct a standard eye test to determine whether your vision is 20/20 (6/6 in … more

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