46More Computer Time May Be Causing Nearsightedness in U.S. KidsEye experts suggest boosting outdoor time to get young eyes focusing on distant objects via More Computer Time May Be Causing Nearsightedness in U.S. Kids.
The prevalence of myopia is growing worldwide, with consequences that include decreased quality of life and economic costs to patients as well as an increased risk for developing serious eye pathologies. Efforts to control the progression of myopia date back … Continue reading
In her opinion column in the Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer (3/14), Krista Ramsey points out that “in the US alone, the percentage of people ages 12 to 54 who are nearsighted – meaning unable to see things clearly at a distance … Continue reading
Medscape (9/22, Brice) reported, “A review sifting through 52 years of published research has strengthened the belief that myopia’s structural effect on the ocular anatomy affords protection against diabetic retinopathy (DR).” After examining medical literature for the past five decades, researchers “uncovered enough … Continue reading
The longer children and adolescents spend outdoors the lower their risk is of developing myopia (nearsightedness), researchers from the University of Cambridge, England reported at the 115th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. The study was … Continue reading