Sentence Examples


  • He needs to be admonished not to have a mind which is narrow or myopic.
  • Silicone contact lenses allow a marked increase in oxygen to reach the eye decreasing the probability of myopic increases.
  • 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.
  • Retinal detachments and tears are possible, however, in highly myopic children or adolescents who play contact sports.
  • 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.