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What causes late adult onset myopia?

All types of myopia, regardless of the age it starts, cause blurry vision for things far away. The size and shape of your eye changes how light is refracted or reflected on the back of your eye. Myopia tends to run in families.

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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 high myopia?
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High myopia is a degenerative eye condition that leads to chronic eye disorders. People with a high ...
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What is myopia?
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If you're able to see objects up close better than those that are far away, you may be nearsighted, ...
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What is the rate of incidence of late adult onset myopia?
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Late adult onset myopia is diagnosed in people that are over 40 years of age. It is estimated that 2...
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