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Word! Myopia

Myopia

Say: my-oh-pee-uh

Myopia is also known as nearsightededness, which means you can see things up close, but have trouble seeing objects far away, like the words on a chalkboard. A lot of people have myopia, which is usually corrected by wearing glasses.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center