Despite being observed to be increasing in the general population, there is no established culprit for the development of myopia, or nearsightedness. As with many medical conditions, many factors have been linked to the development of myopia.
One commonly cited cause is the prevalence of screens in our daily life. From smartphones to tablets to computer screens, this close work has been shown to degrade vision. Genetics has also been blamed as nearsightedness seems to run in families. Diets have also been blamed but a healthy diet will not hurt. It’s not necessary to eat more carrots though. That’s a … Read more