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How does curvature myopia affect vision?

Curvature myopia affects long-distance vision. People with curvature myopia have a cornea is curved too much. The cornea and lens work together to focus incoming light directly on the retina. When the cornea is abnormally curved it causes light to refract in front of the retina instead of on it, which prevents the eye from receiving enough light to clearly focus on an object that's far away. In severe cases, objects may need to be within a few inches of the eyes to be seen clearly.


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