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How do I prepare to see my doctor about my low myopia?

To help prepare for an eye doctor appointment for your low myopia symptoms, you may want to prepare a list of your symptoms including when they began and whether they've changed since your last eye doctor appointment. Also mention any prescription medication you are taking. If you currently wear prescription glasses or contacts, bring them with you. Be prepared for an eye examination that will include visual acuity tests such as the Snellen chart. Your doctor will use magnifying tools to exam the cornea, lens, retina, macula, and other parts of the eye. They may need to dilate your eyes to make it easier to see walls and back of the eyes. Because your eyes may be sensitive to light after the exam, bring a family member or friend or arrange for transportation after the examination.

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