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Genetics combined with many years of schooling can cause nearsightedness: study | News

Nov 21, 2022, 4:15 PM ISTSource: ANI

In a new study, researchers discovered five genetic variants that increase the likelihood of nearsightedness as children age. These findings were published in the open access journal PLOS Genetics by a team led by Jeremy Guggenheim of Cardiff University in the UK. Nearsightedness is associated with several eye problems, making it a primary cause of irreversible visual impairment in the elderly. People often get nearsightedness as children and the disease appears to be caused by genetics, insufficient time away from home and many years of schooling.

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