Myopia

Myopia Defined

Myopia, also known as nearsightedness, is a common type of refractive error where close objects appear clearly, but distant objects appear blurry. Cases of refractive error include myopia of 1.0 diopters or more.

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2010 U.S. Age-Specific Prevalence Rates for Myopia by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2010 Prevalence Rates of Vision Impairment by Race

2010 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Myopia (in thousands) by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2010 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Myopia (in thousands) by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity

Projections for Myopia (2010-2030-2050)

Changes of Cases between 2000 and 2010

2000 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Myopia (in thousands) by Age, and Race/Ethnicity

2000 U.S. Prevalent Cases of Myopia (in thousands) by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity