Myopia, commonly called short-sightedness,
is a condition in which light is focussed in
front of the retina, resulting in
Short-sighted people can often see
reasonably clearly at short distances, but
will not be able to see
distant objects clearly.
There is currently no cure for myopia, but
spectacles, contact lenses and refractive
surgery can all provide good
distance vision for people with myopia.