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Should I talk to my doctor about symptoms of youth onset myopia?

Yes, you should talk to your doctor if your child experiences symptoms of youth onset myopia. Diagnosis is quick, and treatment may involve glasses, which will improve your child's ability to see and participate in activities without squinting. For children in school, it will enable them to see the front of the classroom and teacher easier, enhancing their ability to learn. Talking to your doctor and being treated can also reduce headaches you may be experiencing.

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