Screens vs Genes – Cause of Short Sightedness?

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New research from optometrists predict nearly half the world’s population will be near-sighted by 2050, with increased screen time named a contributing factor.

Though scientists believe genetics plays a role in short-sightedness, its prevalence has risen in recent decades likely due to the role technology plays in our lives.   

 

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