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Myopia

"Myopia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A refractive error in which rays of light entering the EYE parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus in front of the RETINA when accommodation (ACCOMMODATION, OCULAR) is relaxed. This results from an overly curved CORNEA or from the eyeball being too long from front to back. It is also called nearsightedness.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Myopia" by people in this website by year, and whether "Myopia" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 17 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2009 and 2011
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