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How does early adult-onset myopia affect the body?

Early adult-onset myopia is caused by the size and shape of your eye. These factors change how light is reflected onto the back of your eye. This makes images that are far away blurry. Specifically, the eye lens and cornea do not refract correctly on to the retina; instead they focus light in front of the retina.

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Are there different types of myopia?
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What is low myopia?
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How do I prepare to see my doctor about my low myopia?
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Is early adult-onset myopia serious?
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