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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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Is late adult onset myopia serious?
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Late adult onset myopia should be taken seriously because of potential problems. An inability to see...
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What is the rate of incidence of early adult-onset myopia?
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Myopia, or nearsightedness, is found in approximately 25 percent of people in the United States. Ear...
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What is curvature myopia?
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Curvature myopia is a form of nearsightedness. People that are nearsighted can see objects that are ...
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Does myopia affect adults differently than children?
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Myopia can affect anyone at any age. The symptoms and causes of myopia are the same regardless of ag...
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