near-sighted


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near-sighted

relating to or suffering from myopia
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Theodore Levitt noted that some companies were so near-sighted about their business, not only did they miss early danger signals, they ignored the facts even when the evidence was clear.
Dr Colman Kraff, professor of clinical opthalmology at Northwestern University, said: "As the blood-sugar level falls in hypoglycemia, the person can become near-sighted and experience blurred vision.
Lenses for near-sighted people make their eyes appear smaller, so their make-up needs to enlarge the eyes.
Even today, for example, gay men are labeled as excessively feminine; Jewish men are characterized as meek, frail, and hen-pecked; and Asian men are derided in stereotype as skinny, weak, small, and humorously near-sighted.
It is difficult to escape the conclusion that this charity attracts our sympathy and expenditure more for its use of cuddly labradors than its good work towards the near-sighted.
But one of the New England preachers in the colonial Great Awakening, Jonathan Edwards or George Whitefield (maybe it was Jonathan Whitefield or George Edwards), was near-sighted and held little cards bearing his notes about six inches (15.
LASIK works best on the very nearsighted; ALK helps both the near-sighted and farsighted; PRK is effective for moderately nearsighted people; and RK is for those with weak prescriptions and no astigmatism.
My own position," Rosenfeld writes, "is that removing the lenses at night takes no more than a minute or two, and, after all, you don't need them while you're sleeping (unless you're having near-sighted dreams).
Being extremely near-sighted it took me hours the next morning to find them, carefully moving about the campsite on hands and knees, gently patting the snow drifts.
The problem that we've found in a majority of enterprises is one of near-sighted goal setting methods," says David Hyatt, CorVirtus vice president and partner.
However, with tense education, predominant indoor activity and extensive near work, the eyes of young people grow too long and become near-sighted (myopic), reaching a prevalence of 95% in some Asian cities and 50% at German universities.