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Put Your Glasses On And Look

When I was 12 years old I noticed I was having trouble seeing the writing on the blackboard in school. I always sat at the front of the class anyway so I didn’t know how long my vision had been declining.  825 more words

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The Number Of Nearsighted People Keeps Growing

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is affecting people at record levels across the globe. Around half of the population in America and Europe has the condition, which is double the percentage from 50 years ago. 70 more words

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What It’s Like Surfing When You’re Nearsighted, Pt. 2: Importance of Vision at Sea

Surfing with nearsightedness, or myopia, can put a learner at a disadvantage. Although it’s still entirely possible to learn and develop the skills, clear vision is important in dealing with the intricacies of the sport. 1,079 more words

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What It’s Like Surfing When You’re Nearsighted, Pt. 1: The Story

Surfing with nearsightedness can be annoying to downright desperate depending on your situation.

It’s bad enough to be a land lubber who crashes against things with your less than favorable eyesight, but it’s far worse when you’re trying to learn how to surf. 609 more words

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My Simple Pleasure Beginning with V: Vision

My vision is definitely a simple yet also complex pleasure for me! When I was 12 years old I started having trouble seeing the writing on the blackboard in school. 762 more words

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Medical Diseases #5

Myopia (A.K.A. Nearsightedness)

Myopia is a very common condition that affects around 30% of the U.S. population.  Myopia is a condition in which close objects are clear, but far objects are obscure. 25 more words

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