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What is low myopia?

Low myopia is a mild form of nearsightedness. Myopia can be referred to in degrees of severity: low, medium, high. Constant blurred long-distance vision is the main symptom of low myopia. Low myopia is a type of refractive error that directs light in front of instead of on the retina. A refractive error can be due to an elongated eyeball or too much curvature of the cornea. Corrective eye glasses and contacts are the most common treatments for refractive errors like low myopia.

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