Myopia (near-sightedness): Increased time spent indoors and increased “near work” activities are leading to more people suffering from myopia. Increased outdoor time can reduce this risk.
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Prescription to slow worsening myopia in Canadian kids? Head outdoors
Too much screen time linked to an epidemic of myopia among young people
The Associations between Near Visual Activity and Incident Myopia in Children
Myopia Prevention and Outdoor Light Intensity in a School-Based Cluster Randomized Trial.