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What is the rate of incidence of early adult-onset myopia?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Myopia, or nearsightedness, is found in approximately 25 percent of people in the United States. Early adult-onset myopia is diagnosed between 20 and 40 years of age. It is estimated that 8 percent of the people in the United States have been diagnosed with early adult-onset myopia.

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