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Thursday, March 25, 2010

NEAR-SIGHTEDNESS MORE PREVALENT NOW

The Best of Ophthalmology.....EyeWorld News Magazine

The American population is becoming significantly more myopic, with prevalence jumping from 25% in the early 1970s up to 41.6% in the recent period from 1999-2004. Investigators are unsure why this jump in myopia has occurred.being outdoors more did seem to be an important protective factor.


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