More Sunlight Exposure Reduces Risk Of Shortsightedness, University of New South Wales Reveals

Published: Aug 13, 2014

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The more time adolescents and young adults spend outdoors exposed to sunlight, the lower their risk of being shortsighted (myopic) is, eye experts have found.

Researchers used conjunctival ultraviolet autofluorescence (a measure of sun damage to the eye), to measure how much light gets onto the eye to investigate the association between myopia and outdoor activity.

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