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How do I manage my youth onset myopia on a daily basis?

Once diagnosed with youth onset myopia, your doctor will recommend the best treatment for you. If you wear glasses or contacts, continue to wear them as these will help you to see things at a distance clearly. If objects begin to become blurry, it's time for another eye exam as you may need a new prescription. If you have had surgery, you should not have any daily care issues once your eyes have healed from the surgery.

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