Sentence Examples


  • For people who are farsighted, images come into focus behind the retina; for people who are nearsighted, images come into focus in front of the retina.
  • Prior to his invention around 1760, the convex and concave lenses (farsighted and nearsighted lenses respectively) were worn separately.
  • This drops to at most 40 percent when only one parent is nearsighted, and for 15 percent of myopic children, neither parent has myopia.
  • For example, one eye may be more nearsighted than the other eye, or one eye may be farsighted and the other eye nearsighted.
  • Myopia is more prevalent in Asian countries; as much as 70 percent of the Chinese population is nearsighted.