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Can curvature myopia affect children differently than adults?

Curvature myopia can affect children differently than adults. Children who are nearsighted can have difficulty reading and seeing the chalkboard. Myopia affects people, in general, differently. The degree of nearsightedness is based on the curve of the cornea. Symptoms can range from mild squinting to chronic blinking and persistent headaches from eye strain.

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