Study: Kids’ Eyesight Getting Worse at Younger Ages

Across the world, researchers have documented that children are developing nearsightedness (myopia) at younger ages. One study found that nearly 30 percent of children ages 11 to 13 have myopia, and more than a third of those children have not received corrective lenses. Researchers found that for every extra hour of outdoor time spent per week, the relative risk of a child developing myopia drops by nearly 15 percent. Read More

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