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How is youth onset myopia diagnosed?

An eye doctor will be able to diagnosis youth onset myopia through an eye exam. The doctor will use an eye chart, shine light into the eyes, and possibly dilate the eyes. In addition, your doctor may ask you about symptoms you are experiencing such as difficulty seeing far away, headaches, and eye blinking.

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