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How does illness affect my curvature myopia?

Curvature myopia or nearsightedness is caused by having a cornea that is curved too much. A curved cornea can be affected by an eye disease such as glaucoma. Eye infections and eye ulcers (corneal ulcers) that are not treated can also affect the cornea. Eye infection or ulcers can be the result of eye injury, chronic inflammation, and severe allergies.

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Is early adult-onset myopia related to astigmatism?
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Astigmatism is similar to myopia. It is another vision impairment that affects your ability to see t...
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What is the rate of incidence of youth onset myopia?
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The rate of occurrence of myopia in general (not just youth onset) has been increasing. In the past ...
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Are there different types of myopia?
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Does late adult onset myopia affect adults differently than children?
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