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Synonyms

Short-Sightedness; Near-Sightedness

Definition

A type of refractive error where the eye is focussed to see objects located near to the eye, and out of focus for objects located far from the eye.

Keywords

Public Health Social Policy Refractive Error 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media LLC 2010

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