Q. 13.8( 24 Votes )

Match the columns in the following table and explain them.


Answer :


(i) Farsightedness


● It is also known as Hypermetropia.


● In this defect of vision, the closer objects are blurred


● It occurs due to the flat cornea or due to the incorrect curvature of the eye lens.


(ii) Nearsightedness


● It is also known as Myopia


● In this defect vision of distant objects are blurred.


● It occurs due to due to defect in eye lense as the image is formed in front of the retina and not on it.


● It is most common types of an eye defect.


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