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Understanding Myopia

​"Despite increasing prevalence, public health burden, and financial costs of myopia, this problem remains largely underappreciated by the ophthalmic community."

Myopia currently affects billions globally, and by year 2050 it is estimated that 4.8 billion people will have myopia and almost a billion will have high myopia. Myopia prevalence increases over time and a significant number is at risk of vision loss. This is because myopia, particularly high myopia, is a complex condition associated with major eye diseases.

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