Such notions are myopic and without foresight.
And of the 5,000 children who turned up at eye clinics for further checks, about half were mildly myopic or shortsighted.
Originally they were portrayed as boring, myopic bean counters completely lacking in foresight or creativity.
After all, why should the majority suffer for the myopic attitude of a minority, she asks.
Legal and financial issues are certainly important, but it is myopic to stop at just these.
Approximately 62 million people in the United States are myopic (ie, nearsighted) and require eyeglasses or contact lenses for vision correction.
The myopic child can be introverted, studious, and solitary, with no interest in ball games or outdoor pursuits.
Retinal degeneration is more common in myopic eyes but it's not exactly related to macular degeneration.
However, the treatments do not seem to be as effective or as accurate as myopic corrections except in low corrections.
They want to be hip and happening, but the peer pressure of a myopic public usually stifles a sense of invention and experimentation.