Myopia increases with higher education: Study

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.

Study links nearsightedness to higher education

A new study has revealed that attaining higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness or myopia.

Gene mutations behind Myopia identified

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

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

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

Gene that leads to myopia identified

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

Gene discovery could pave way for nearsightedness treatments

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

Gene discovery could pave way for nearsightedness treatments

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

Gene that causes myopia discovered

Scientists have found a gene
responsible for myopia or nearsightedness.

Gene that causes myopia discovered

Scientists have found a gene
responsible for myopia or nearsightedness.

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