Myopia can develop at any age, although it typically develops during school-age years between 8-14 years of age. Some of the common signs and symptoms of myopia include:
- Blurry vision when looking at faraway objects.
- Frequently sitting too close to the television or holding books/devices too close to the eyes.
- Blinking excessively and frequently rubbing the eyes.
- Trouble reading things on the whiteboard.
- Squinting when looking at distant objects.
- Frequent headaches.