The dignity of myopia exudes from the timbers of its long, quaint club-house.
The most prevalent of these maladies are spinal curvature and myopia.
He laid his cheek against hers and whispered: "Darling, do you think our great love justifies our concealing my myopia?"
It is, at the very least, as difficult to become a member of myopia as of the Royal and Ancient.
myopia, I am told, will use the black ball with joy when there is a candidate at the doors.
I should like to have asked your opinion about that plan of the myopia golf links.
This myopia was destined to have the most vital influence on his art.
The myopia, in these cases, is not the cause of the squint, but only a favouring circumstance.
(a) In myopia, emmetropia, and doubtful hypermetropia, with convergent and divergent squint together 329 cases.
It is otherwise with the relative divergence which is developed in consequence of myopia.
myopia my·o·pi·a (mī-ō'pē-ə)
Abbr. M, My A visual defect in which distant objects appear blurred because their images are focused in front of the retina rather than on it; nearsightedness; shortsightedness.
A defect of the eye that causes light to focus in front of the retina instead of directly on it, resulting in an inability to see distant objects clearly. Myopia is often caused by an elongated eyeball or a misshapen lens. Also called nearsightedness. Compare hyperopia.
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.
Note: The term is often used to indicate an inability to see into the future: “The new policy is incredibly myopic, and puts future generations at a great disadvantage for the sake of a few short-term gains.”