Last Updated: Friday, May 03, 2013, 17:43
Mutations in a gene that helps regulate copper and oxygen levels in eye tissue are associated with a severe form of nearsightedness, according to a study at Duke Medicine.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 02, 2013, 13:16
Two new studies add to the growing evidence that nearsightedness in children could be prevented or minimized by spending time outdoors.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 19:42
Nearsightedness, or myopia, begins in childhood and often progresses with age.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 11:39
More time spent outdoors is likely to stave off the risk of nearsightedness.
Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 18:44
Scientists have identified a gene whose mutation leads to myopia or nearsightedness.
Last Updated: Monday, September 13, 2010, 00:00
The discovery could aid scientists to come up with new treatments for nearsightedness or myopia.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 12, 2010, 00:00
Scientists have found a gene
responsible for myopia or nearsightedness.