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Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common vision condition where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects seem blurry. It’s a problem that has grown exponentially around the world, affecting approximately 1.4 billion people globally, according to the World Health Organization.
Optometrists conduct eye examinations, prescribe corrective lenses, and diagnose eye abnormalities. They also play a vital role in detecting systemic diseases like diabetes and hypertension, which can manifest through eye-related symptoms.