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Myopia (nearsightedness) means that your child can see close up, but has problems seeing things far away. Vision problems may be classified as refractive errors or non-refractive errors. Myopia is a refractive error.
How Children's approaches myopia
The Low Vision Service at Boston Children's Hospital is one of the few services of its kind in New England devoted exclusively to meeting the unique needs of children with a wide range of visual disorders. The service is aimed at determining what visual aids can help your child best utilize his remaining vision to its fullest potential—whether we are helping him to participate in school, read, write, see the blackboard or learn to drive.
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