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How did my eyesight change so much, so much more nearsighted in just a couple years?
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Dr. Jeffrey Paul
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In brief: Can happen
Significant changes in myopia (nearsightedness) can ceratinly occur in a short time period, especially in childhood.
There may be some association with intense near activities like reading, computer use, hand--held video games etc. Some medications can cause myopia as a side-effect, and there are some eye problems, notably cataract, which can increase myopia too. See an eye md to sort it out.

In brief: Can happen
Significant changes in myopia (nearsightedness) can ceratinly occur in a short time period, especially in childhood.
There may be some association with intense near activities like reading, computer use, hand--held video games etc. Some medications can cause myopia as a side-effect, and there are some eye problems, notably cataract, which can increase myopia too. See an eye md to sort it out.
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