Tag Archive: nearsightedness

Sep
07

The findings are published in the journal PLos Genetics.

Ophthalmology New research has suggested that when children carrying a variant of a gene called APLP2 spend much of their time doing activities that involve close work such as reading, they are more likely to develop nearsightedness (myopia). The findings are published in the journal PLos Genetics.

Apr
07

Researchers have found that a simple eye test in first grade could predict the onset of nearsightedness by eight grade.

Researchers have found that a simple eye test in first grade could predict the onset of nearsightedness by eight grade. The study was published recently in JAMA Ophthalmology.