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Can medications be used to treat low myopia?

Medications are not use to treat low myopia symptoms. Although some medicated eyes drops are used to treat other types of refractive error such as pseudomyopia. Chronic use of medicated eye drops can increase the risk for eye infection. Allergic reaction to medicated eye drops can also develop.

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