• Myopia boom worldwide

    Those of us in the optical world have been witness to an increasing trend in our children: more nearsightedness, and often in high amounts, that can progress from year-to-year. For many years, vision scientists thought it was because children were being required to do increasing amounts of reading and computer work.  But a study a few years ago stumbled on a detail that seemed to separate those children who progressed in nearsightedness from those that didn’t: spending time outdoors.  Children who spend time reading outside didn’t see the expected increase in nearsightedness as was often seen in those children who read primarily indoors.

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    So, get outside!

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