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How is myopia treated?

There are two treatment options for myopia. The first is wearing corrective lenses, such as glasses or contact lenses. These are designed to correct for the size and shape of your eye to help you see distance clearly. The other option is surgery. LASIK surgery can correct the shape of your eye, fixing any vision problems.

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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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What is the rate of incidence of late adult onset myopia?
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Late adult onset myopia is diagnosed in people that are over 40 years of age. It is estimated that 2...
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What is low myopia?
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Low myopia is a mild form of nearsightedness. Myopia can be referred to in degrees of severity: low,...
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Are there different types of myopia?
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Yes, there are different types of myopia. Myopia is a broad term or diagnosis used to cover vision p...
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