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A 40-year-old member asked:

If someone has myopia, is it impossible to get hyperopia?

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Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
No: If you have a low enough amount of myopia, you may become slightly hyperopic with time. Also, certain eye health problems can cause a shift towards hyperopia.

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