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Is curvature myopia more common in men or women?

Curvature myopia is a form of nearsightedness. Nearsightedness affects women and men equally. There is an increased risk for developing curvature myopia if nearsightedness runs in the family. Curvature myopia is also common, affect about 30 percent of the population, including premature babies and children who grow too quickly.

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