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Nearsightedness in kids might be lessened by time outdoors

Updated October 15, 2019

Kids today experience the world differently than we did. Digital devices and books change where and how they spend their time. We know myopia (nearsightedness) in kids is on the rise and increases the risk of serious eye diseases. This Washington Post article shows that outdoor time may also be helpful to prevent the onset of myopia in children. Our doctors constantly review the research into childhood myopia to develop recommendations and solutions for your child.

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