May 3, 2021

Why Nearsightedness Is on the Rise in Children

By Jane E. Brody

1,111 words

Decreased exposure to outdoor light appears to be a major factor in rising rates of myopia in young people around the world.

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  • Children and Childhood
  • Contact Lenses
  • Corneas
  • Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyes and Eyesight
  • Genetics and Heredity
  • Sunlight