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What increases my risk for curvature myopia?

Curvature myopia can be congenital. The risk for congenital or acquired curvature myopia increases if one or both parents are nearsighted. Adults have an increased risk of developing myopia if they do a lot of work in front of a computer screen or other item that requires up close visual concentration.

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How do I prepare to see my doctor about my high myopia?
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What is the rate of incidence of youth onset myopia?
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Is myopia serious?
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Does late adult onset myopia affect adults differently than children?
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