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Can early adult-onset myopia be prevented?

Early adult-onset myopia cannot be prevented. No one has been able to identify a way to prevent myopia from developing. Nothing has been found to prevent changes to the shape or size of your eye or how light refracts inside your eye.

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What is early adult-onset myopia?
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Myopiais the medical term for nearsightedness.Early adult-onsetmeans that the nearsightedness starte...
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How common is low myopia in the general population?
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Low myopia is a common type of refractive error that affects children and adults. The rate of incide...
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How common is high myopia?
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High myopia is a common cause of blindness. Rate of incidence varies between ethnic groups, with a h...
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Is early adult-onset myopia serious?
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Early adult-onset myopia is mildly serious and should be treated. An inability to see things clearly...
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