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Are there alternative treatments for youth onset myopia?

No, there are no alternative treatments for youth onset myopia. Other than glasses, contact lenses, or surgery, there are no other options. Outside of these treatments, there is little that can be done to change the shape or size of your eye, or change how the light refracts inside your eye.

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