Short-Sightedness is Genetic


By Molly Clifton

An international team of scientists has discovered two dozen new genes that trigger short-sightedness, known as Myopia.

Researchers say the findings could lead to better treatments or ways of preventing the condition.

Myopia can lead to blindness or visual impairment.

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