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How is late adult onset myopia diagnosed?

Late onset adult myopia is diagnosed through an eye exam conducted by an eye doctor. The doctor will shine a light into your eyes, so that they can see how and where the light is reflected. This will aid them in determining a diagnosis. In addition, your doctor may ask about your symptoms.

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