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Are there different types of myopia?

Yes, there are different types of myopia. Myopia is a broad term or diagnosis used to cover vision problems that affect your ability to see at a distance. Types of myopia include: simple, nocturnal, pseudomyopia, degenerative and induced.

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How do I prepare to see my doctor about my curvature myopia?
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What is the rate of incidence of late adult onset myopia?
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Is early adult-onset myopia related to astigmatism?
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What is curvature myopia?
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