Saturday, June 28, 2014
Greater the Education, the Greater the Myopia
"New research suggests that higher levels of education and more years spent in school are linked with a greater prevalence and severity of the eye condition [myopia]. The research is published in Opthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Opthalmology." So notes Medical News Today. "Though the condition is common, the researchers - led by Dr. Alireza Mirshahi of the University Medical Center in Mainz, Germany - say nearsightedness has become even more common around the world recently, making it an increasing global health and economic worry." Read more.