Rogue gene causes short-sightedness

LONDON - Scientists have identified a rogue gene that causes myopia or shortsightedness, paving the way for eye drops that could prevent or halt the condition.

Plastic lens may soon replace laser eye surgery

LONDON - Scientists from Moorfields Eye Hospital in London have come up with a novel treatment to correct short-sightedness in people.

New contact lenses may reduce progress of nearsightedness

WASHINGTON - A study has found a contact lens that may reduce the progress of nearsightedness, or myopia.

Bifocals may correct nearsightedness among kids

TORONTO - Bifocal glasses may be effective in slowing the onset of myopia or nearsightedness among children, according to a new study.

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