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nearsightedness and daylight

Interesting article in Treehugger posits that exploding global rates of myopia – nearsightedness – might be caused by children’s lack of exposure to daylight.

Here’s the punchline: 134 more words

Lighting Education

Your Eyes on Outdoors

So it turns out being outdoors has a previously unknown importance. Rather than the urban fairy tale that reading too much or reading under bad light is the cause; not being outdoors enough may actually be the cause of nearsightedness. 14 more words

Science

Does my infant have vision problems?

Although complications with an infant’s eyes are rare, it is important for parents to be aware of the warning signs. According to the American Optometric Association, the following symptoms may indicate a problem with an infant’s vision: 210 more words

Vision Care

Can You See Clearly Now?

20/15 is better vision than the standard 20/20. With 20/15 vision, the eye can see at 20 feet what another eye sees at 15 feet.  If you can see objects that are close but have trouble seeing far objects, you may be nearsighted (myopic).  20 more words

What are the various disorders of the eye?

When you go in for your regular vision appointment, you may hear your doctor talk about many different problems related to the eye. According to the Mayo Clinic, some of the most common are farsightedness, nearsightedness, presbyopia, and astigmatism. 382 more words

Vision Plan

5 ways iLASIK can change your life.

Jessica White is a Senior Technician at The Harman Eye Clinic.  Her observations may help you decide whether iLASIK is something that can benefit you.   749 more words

ILASIK And Refractive Multifocal Cataract Surgery

The Need for Glasses and Contact Lenses in America

More than 150 million Americans use eyewear to compensate for nearsightedness, farsightedness, and/or astigmatism.  Americans spend more than $15 billion each year on eyewear.  About 36 million Americans wear contact lenses. 11 more words