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What Causes Myopia?
Written by Dr. Dean Dornic on Sun 11/13/2011
The debate about what causes myopia (nearsightedness) rages on. The fact that myopic parents tend to produce myopic children seems to indicate that myopia has a genetic basis. There is abundant evidence, however, that environment plays a role. A 1968 investigation by Dr. Frances Young, who led a research team to Alaska to study Eskimo… Read More »