A NEW STUDY REVEALS CHILDREN WHO PLAY OUTDOORS HAVE BETTER EYESIGHT

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The research will help health practitioners advise people on ways to reduce the incidence and progression of nearsightedness.

“The exact cause of nearsightedness, or myopia, is not clear,” said lead researcher Dr Scott Read, from the Queensland University of Technology.

“However, a number of recent studies have identified an association between higher levels of outdoor activities and a reduced chance of developing nearsightedness.

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