She, in fact, felt a reverence for the pictured visage, of which only a far-descended and time-stricken virgin could be susceptible; and this forbidding scowl was the innocent result of her near-sightedness, and an effort so to concentrate her powers of vision as to substitute a firm outline of the object instead of a vague one.
With her near-sightedness, and those tremulous fingers of hers, at once inflexible and delicate, she could not be a seamstress; although her sampler, of fifty years gone by, exhibited some of the most recondite specimens of ornamental needlework.
Aside from occasional vision problems in children, young eyes are relatively healthy, with refractive errors like near-sightedness
(myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia) being the main issues, said Bush.
FAISALABAD: Myopia or near-sightedness
has affected 30 per cent population in the world which
FAISALABAD -- Myopia or near-sightedness
has affected 30 per cent population in the world which may increase up to 50 per cent in 2050 if measures are not taken.
The restrictions were justified as a way to counter worsening near-sightedness
Recent research from Canada shows that children who spend more time outdoors may reduce their risk of developing near-sightedness
. Children seem to be becoming near-sighted at younger ages, around six to seven, rather than 12 to 13 as their eyes are constantly focusing on objects that are very close to them.
Claire Anak Albert and her friend Ariana Melanie Anak Michael Maxcalvin are two students who have been struggling with near-sightedness
and are able to benefit from the programme.
Senator Leila De Lima asked her fellow senators to heed the health experts' warning on the growing number of children suffering from myopia or near-sightedness
caused by constant use of electronic gadgets and prioritize the 'National Sight Strategy Plan Act' she filed last February.
It is a fact that there is a worldwide epidemic of myopia, also known as near-sightedness
. Since 1971, the incidence of near-sightedness
in the US nearly doubled, to 42 percent.
Zakia pointed out that the risk factors that increase the chances of infection of the glaucoma include exceeding the age of 40 years, the presence of the disease in the history of the family, diabetes, high pressure of the eye or eyeball, near-sightedness
, far-sightedness and problems in the blood circulation of women in addition to some other health problems that affect the entire body.