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What increases my risk for low myopia?

Myopia can be a hereditary condition, having one or two parents with myopia increases your risk. Higher income and educational levels increases your risk for myopia due to career choices that require nearsighted work. Working on computers and engaging in other forms of constant up-close work increases the risk for acquired low myopia.

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