Eye Diseases & Care

Myopia: Discover the warning signs

Myopia is one of the most common eye problems, but not everyone who suffers from it knows for sure, and if this occurs to the persons younger than 24 years, you may go aggravating at times, so it is necessary to know what the symptoms of myopia, to know how to react in time before it is too late, and never stop having eye examinations, as our Eyes are one of the most important organs, and sometimes the least we care.


Occasionally, some eye problems can cause serious problems to the point of losing sight completely, but there are others, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, or astigmatism, much more frequent, which luckily are not easily remedied.

The myopia in particular, of which recently have revealed 24 genes involved in its appearance, occurs because the match point where light rays entering the eye, is situated right on the retina, but in front of it, while in hyperopia, this point is at the back.

These problems may occur in young children, and if it is a simple myopia and do nothing to put a solution, the diopter can be growing to 22 or 24 years ago, so it is important to know the symptoms and react as soon as possible.

Symptoms of myopia and other eye problems

Eyestrain: If after a while watching TV notes that tired eyes, you cry or sting, you probably need to go to get an eye exam, and the same if you think while you read, but this time you’ll need glasses.

Headache: The eyestrain, in some extreme cases, can lead to severe headaches, to be intermittent when we force the eye and appear almost daily.

Crumple eyes: If every time you have to read something from a distance, you have to focus your eyes wrinkling better, you definitely need glasses, with which you can also avoid the annoying premature crow’s feet, or so-called ‘wrinkles of the short-sighted’.

Difficult vision at night: If notes overnight especially while driving do not distinguish anything, and you mingle lanterns with lights and reflections, is a clear sign of myopia.

Blink eyes: If you find yourself occasionally blinking to try to focus better without success, you should probably consult your ophthalmologist.


Fortunately, these problems can be solved with a pair of glasses to see, among which you can choose which type that suits you best, contact lenses or surgery with a laser or intraocular lens and ready.

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