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Monday, November 05, 2012

FACTORS IN INCREASING AXIAL LENGTH

Interesting study in Ophthalmology that concludes:

Less outdoor activity, more indoor studying, older age, maternal myopia, and urban region of habitation were associated with longer ocular axial length and myopia in grade 1 and grade 4 primary school children in Greater Beijing. Remaining outdoors more (e.g., during school) may reduce the high prevalence of myopia in the young generation in Beijing

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