Do Glasses Ruin Your Eyesight?

If you're a fellow "four eyes," you've likely heard this myth: wearing glasses weakens your eye muscles and worsens your vision. We have good news for the far and nearsighted—this is simply untrue. Watch the following video to uncover the science behind vision issues and how glasses are designed to help.

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Glasses Aren't Bad For You

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Are Blue Eyes Endangered?

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. Approximately 8% of the world's population has blue eyes. 00:19

  2. In people with blue eyes, the stroma of the iris is full of nearly colorless cells that scatter blue wavelengths of light. 01:47

  3. Blue eyes come from a recessive allele, which is why they are relatively rare. 02:42

Written by Curiosity Staff March 21, 2017