View Through Normal and Nearsighted Eye

View through normal eye compared to nearsighted eye

Source: National Eye Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health. Available online: http://www.nei.nih.gov

If you are nearsighted, objects in the distance appear blurry and out of focus.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Current as ofDecember 3, 2017

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