"For years even the most eminent biographers of writer James Joyce have believed he was severely shortsighted [myopic]," reports the Irish Independent. "But new evidence proves they were wrong. The
author of 'Ulysses' and 'Dubliners' did indeed have poor eyesight --
but he suffered from farsightedness [presbyopic], not shortsightedness. The new
diagnosis is revealed in the Christmas edition of the 'British Medical
Journal' after closer inspection of his prescription glasses." Read more.