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Does late adult onset myopia affect adults differently than children?

Myopia can affect anyone at any age. However, diagnosis of late adult onset myopia indicates that the myopia started after the age of 40. This means that children would not be diagnosed with late adult onset myopia. Only individuals over the age of 40 are diagnosed with this type of myopia.

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