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Should I talk to my doctor about my low myopia symptoms?

If you or your child has symptoms of low myopia, talking to your eye doctor is important. Low myopia can worsen over time if left untreated. Early diagnosis and the use of prescription glasses or contacts help to reduce the risk for more serious eye disorders later in life. Early diagnosis in school-age children is a good way to ensure they can see clearly see the chalkboard and other classroom materials. Without early medical intervention, there is a higher risk of retinal detachment and glaucoma later in life.

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