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A 39-year-old member asked:

When does myopia stop?

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Dr. Eric Rothchild
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Myopia Stablization: Myopia typically plateaus in one's early 20's. It is a very individual process. Some peple's myopia may take until their 30'a to stabilize.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

How do I stop my myopia from progressing?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
You can't: There is some evidence that the degree of myopia progression can be decreased with certain treatments (bright light when reading as a child, certain contact lens wear), but there is nothing that has been consistently shown to work. Fortunately, the progression usually stops in early adulthood. If not, see an eye doctor to discuss options to treat you.
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When does myopia progression stop?

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Myopia progression: For some Myopia progression continues despite treatment. For more info: See http://eyedoc2020.blogspot.com/2016/11/pathologic-myopia-or-degenerative-myopia.html

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