What is the Meaning of Short Sighted?

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In medical terms, the inability to focus on objects far away is known as myopia. Myopia is believed to have at least some genetic components. However, myopia can also be brought about by eye strain, for instance, in people who do a lot of reading or
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short·sight·ed
[shawrt-sahy-tid]
ADJECTIVE
1.
unable to see far; nearsighted; myopic.
2.
lacking in foresight: a shortsighted plan.
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Shortsightedness or myopia occurs when the focusing power of the eye is too strong for the axial length of the eyeball. To correct this problem minus power lenses either in glasses
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(shôrt'sī'tĭd) adj. Nearsighted; myopic. Lacking foresight. shortsightedly short'sight'ed·ly adv. shortsightedness short'sight'ed·ness n.
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In medical terms, the inability to focus on objects far away is known as myopia. Myopia is believed to have at least some genetic components. However, myopia can ...
When used as an adjective short sighted is lacking foresight or scope, unable to see distant objects clearly or it could also mean having not given careful consideration ...
Farsighted or Nearsighted is what I believe you mean. The cause is the shape of the eyeball and where the lens focuses the image it recieves. Eyeglasses merely ...
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