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Myopia in the News

Reports from coast to coast.

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CBC News

Apr 23 2023

Excessive screen time is changing our eyes faster than we can blink

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Ottawa Citizen

Mar 21, 2021

How 'COVID' myopia may be harming children's eyesight

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Apr 21, 2018

Kids' diagnosis: Myopia. Prescription: Get outdoors.

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National Post

Feb 13, 2019

Too much screen time linked to an epidemic of myopia among young people

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The Star

Nov 14, 2016

Kids' eyesight getting worse at younger ages: study

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CTV News

Jan 14, 2022

Did your child's eyesight worsen during pandemic? Study says a special lens might help

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CTV News | Montreal

Feb 04, 2021

Montreal optometry school warns that excess screen time is affecting eye health

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CORE | U Waterloo

Feb 22, 2018

Press Release: First of its kind study illustrates prevalence of Myopia in Canadian Children 

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Global News

Jun 06, 2018

Does studying too much make you nearsighted? What researchers are learning about myopia

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CBC News

Mar 27, 2021

Online school causing blurry vision? It could be COVID myopia. 

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CTV News

Jan 14, 2021

'Quarantine myopia': Study examines near-sightedness among children

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Canadian Health & Family


The Myopia Epidemic in Children

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Radio Canada International

Apr 24, 2018

Myopia in young linked to lack of time spent outdoors

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