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What are the symptoms of late adult onset myopia?

The primary symptom of late adult onset myopia is difficulty seeing clearly objects that are far away. When it is hard to see, it is natural to squint to bring things into focus more. You may move closer to things or hold objects closer to yourself to see them clearly. Other symptoms include headaches, frequent blinking, eye rubbing, and difficulty with distance perception.

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