Keyword Results for   'myopia'  
Chinese schools install metal bars on desks to prevent short-sightedness in students  Mar 12, 12:19 pm
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Schools across China have installed metal bars on classroom desks to prevent short-sightedness in pupils, it has been revealed.
Gene mutations associated with nearsightedness identified  May 3, 1:33 pm
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Mutations in a gene that helps regulate copper and oxygen levels in eye tissue are associated with a severe form of nearsightedness, according to a study at Duke Medicine.
Spending time outdoors could reduce risk of nearsightedness in kids  May 2, 12:50 pm
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Two new studies add to the growing evidence that nearsightedness in children could be prevented or minimized by spending time outdoors.
24 new genes behind short-sightedness identified  Feb 11, 10:25 am
London, February 11(ANI): Scientists have discovered 24 new genes that cause refractive errors and myopia (short-sightedness).
Specialty contact lenses may offer cure for myopia  Oct 3, 1:35 pm
Washington, October 3 (ANI): Experts at the State University of New York have supported the development of a potential cure for myopia by using specialty contact lenses that coax the eye to grow in a way that can correct nearsighted vision while reducing myopia progression.
Kids spend more time outside 'far less likely to become short-sighted'  Aug 3, 5:32 pm
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Children who regularly play outdoors are less likely to become shortsighted as teenagers, a new study has revealed.
Asian students prone to myopia due to 'intense level of education'  May 4, 4:45 pm
London, May 4 (ANI): Experts have blamed 'intense' levels of education for an epidemic of shortsightedness sweeping across eastern Asia.
Outdoor play could cut kids' risk for nearsightedness  Oct 25, 4:49 pm
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): Allowing children and adolescents to spend more time outdoors may help reduce rates of nearsightedness, also known as myopia, in them, according to a new analysis of recent eye health studies.
Gene that leads to myopia identified  Sep 2, 5:23 pm
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Scientists have identified a gene whose mutation leads to myopia or nearsightedness.