Are myopia and hypermetropia inherited from parents or not?

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    SakinaNasir53posted 13 days ago

    Both Myopia (short-sightedness) and Hypermetropia (long-sightedness) are common eye conditions. In these conditions, light does not focus on the retina of the eye. This can be easily corrected using prescription glasses or contact lenses. In mild cases, it can be treated by laser eye surgery.

    Since I was grade 5, I had worn spectacles