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Myopia increases with higher education: Study

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 13:55

Washington: A new study has revealed that that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness, or myopia. According to German researchers, environmental factors may outweigh genetics in myopia development and suggested that students should spend time outdoors.

Gene mutations behind Myopia identified

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.

Spending time outdoors could reduce risk of nearsightedness in kids

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.

Specialty contact lenses may offer myopia cure

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 03, 2012, 19:42

Nearsightedness, or myopia, begins in childhood and often progresses with age.

Remain outdoors to reduce nearsightedness

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 11:39

More time spent outdoors is likely to stave off the risk of nearsightedness.

Gene that leads to myopia identified

Last Updated: Friday, September 02, 2011, 18:44

Scientists have identified a gene whose mutation leads to myopia or nearsightedness.

Gene discovery could pave way for nearsightedness treatments

Last Updated: Monday, September 13, 2010, 00:00

The discovery could aid scientists to come up with new treatments for nearsightedness or myopia.

Gene that causes myopia discovered

Last Updated: Sunday, September 12, 2010, 00:00

Scientists have found a gene responsible for myopia or nearsightedness.

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