Ophthalmology Experts Available to Comment on Increase in Nearsightedness

Article ID: 634066

Released: 8-May-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)

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  • Nearsightedness is increasing

Nearsightedness is increasing in populations throughout Europe, Asia and the United States.

If you are reporting on this topic and need to speak to an ophthalmologist who can comment on the growing prevalence of myopia, the clinical risks it carries (beyond just needing glasses) and the potential causes being investigated, please contact the American Academy of Ophthalmology.


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