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What are the treatment options for late adult onset myopia?

Late adult onset myopia has two primary treatment options. These include glasses or contact lenses. Either of these assists in correcting for the size and shape of your eye to improve your ability to see at a distance. The other option is surgery. LASIK surgery is commonly used to correct the shape of your eye, improving any vision problems.

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