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/ Jan 10, 2017

Nearsightedness a cost of academic excellence

Vision problems in children take many forms. But the likely condition in Japan and the United States is nearsightedness as a result of a combination of genes, behavior and environment. Students in Japan with 20/20 vision, which is considered ideal, constituted just 31.4 percent ...