Examples from the Web for myopia
For our vicar, in spite of a tendency to myopia, conceives it his duty to encourage cricket by his participation.Certain Personal Matters|H. G. Wells
Usually a patient with about 22 D. of myopia is rendered emmetropic by the operation.
As, however, in spite of this, myopia is present in about 60 per cent.
(a) In myopia, emmetropia, and doubtful hypermetropia, with convergent and divergent squint together 329 cases.
I knew from personal experience what a handicap and an embarrassment it is to be afflicted with myopia.War Letters of a Public-School Boy|Paul Jones.
British Dictionary definitions for myopia
Derived Formsmyopic (maɪˈɒpɪk), adjectivemyopically, adverb
Word Origin for myopia
Medicine definitions for myopia
Related formsmy•op′ic (-ŏp′ĭk, -ō′pĭk) adj.
Science definitions for myopia
Culture definitions for myopia
Nearsightedness. Myopia is a visual defect in which light that enters the eye is focused in front of the retina rather than directly on it, so that distant objects appear blurred. Myopia can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses, or LASIK.