Ophthalmic Assistant

Category - Keratometry, Tonometry, and Refractometry

Another name for near-sightedness is
  1. hyperopia.
  2. myopia.
  3. astigmatism.
  4. emmetropia.
Answer: B - myopia.

Another name for near-sightedness is myopia. In layman’s terms, the myopic eye has too much plus power for its size causing the light entering the eye to be focused incorrectly and making distant objects look blurred.
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