2015 News

DIT's Professor of Optometry Prof. James Loughman discusses the rise in shortsightedness in children.

Date Posted: 12 November, 2015
 
DIT's Professor of Optometry Prof. James Loughman discusses the rise in short-sightedness in children.
 
The number of children becoming shorted-sighted is on the rise, however this risk can be reduced if young people stop looking at various screens and spend more time outdoors. People who are even mildly short-sighted have doubles the risk of developing glaucoma and cataract later in life.
 
 
Read the full Daily mail article here.
 

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