The Number Of Nearsighted People Keeps Growing
The Nearsightedness Epidemic
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In parts of East Asia, nearsightedness affects upwards of 80% of high school-age children. 00:29
About 20% of people with nearsightedness end up having high myopia, which causes problems from cataracts to blindness. 03:53
Experiments on animals have shown that exposure to light can protect against myopia. 05:42
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