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Short-sightedness is on the rise in both children and adults – new study

By Neema Ghorbani Mojarrad, Lecturer in Optometry, University of Bradford
Sophie Coverdale, Optometrist and PhD Researcher, University of Bradford
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We’ve known for years now that rates of short-sightedness (scientifically known as myopia) are rising globally. Some estimates even suggest that half of the world’s population will be short-sighted by 2050. In the UK and Europe alone, rates of short-sightedness have doubled in the last 50 years.

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