Short-sightedness is a growing public health problem. Luckily, scientists are starting to find solutions.
Genes are important in predicting the risk of myopia, but they alone cannot explain the epidemic.
Bright light outdoors stimulates the release of the retinal transmitter, dopamine, which has a protective effect.
Myopia, or short-sightedness, is a condition in which distant objects appear blurred, but closer objects can usually be seen in sharp focus.
Insight into the eye.
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