Sentence Examples


  • He needs to be admonished not to have a mind which is narrow or myopic.
  • Less than 5 percent of five year olds are myopic, but this percentage increases to 25 percent by late teens and to approximately 35 percent for young adults and to 42 percent of those middle-aged.
  • But if a child has become at least 0.25 diopters myopic at this age then there is a 60 percent chance that the child will require spectacle correction for nearsightedness by age 13.
  • This drops to at most 40 percent when only one parent is nearsighted, and for 15 percent of myopic children, neither parent has myopia.
  • The degree to which one is myopic depends on the powers of the cornea and the lens of the eye and the length of the eyeball.