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The Rise of Short-sightedness in Kids

The Rise of Short-sightedness in Kids
The number of people with myopia, aka short-sightedness (difficulty seeing objects in the distance), has increased dramatically in recent years in various regions of the world.

For example, in many cities in China more than 90% of university students are living with myopia. In pure numbers this is one of the largest epidemics humanity has even seen, far greater than the obesity epidemic.
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  1. I’ve often wondered if my extreme myopia was due to being a bookworm, or I was a bookworm because everything further away than a book was out of focus!

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