Being shortsighted increases your risk of other eye diseases

High myopia usually begins in childhood and stabilises during puberty or young adulthood, but progresses again during adulthood. — TNS

To most people, myopia or nearsightedness may not seem like a big deal as they assume their vision can be corrected with a pair of spectacles.

What they don’t realise is that myopia, both corrected and uncorrected, can increase the risk of getting other eye issues.

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