Myopia cell discovered in retina:

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2017
by Alex Muller

Dysfunction of cell may be linked to amount of time a child spends indoors.

Outdoor light can slow or reduce nearsightedness

Posted in Science on 8th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

Kids should be spending at least an hour a day to prevent it, study shows.

Gene Leads to Nearsightedness When Kids Read

Posted in Science on 6th Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

Vision researchers have discovered a gene that causes myopia, but only in people who spend a lot of time in childhood reading or doing other 'nearwork'.

Bionic Lenses that deliver eyesight three times better than 20/20 vision

Posted in Medicine on 19th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Webb says people who have the specialized lenses surgically inserted would never get cataracts because their natural lenses, which decay over time, would have been replaced.

Too much time indoors and using technology could explain the myopia boom

Posted in Medicine on 18th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

Short-sightedness is reaching epidemic proportions. Some scientists think they have found a reason why.