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How do other illnesses affect early adult-onset myopia?

Early adult-onset myopia does not necessarily affect other illnesses, but it can lead to more serious problems. Myopia can cause headaches. In addition, more serious vision problems such as glaucoma or a detached retina can develop. Certain autoimmune disorders or medications may prevent surgery for the condition.

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