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Progression of nearsightedness in young adults

JAMA Ophthalmology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: This study investigated how common the progression and onset of nearsightedness was among nearly 700 young adults who were examined at age 20 and 28.

Authors: Samantha Sze-Yee Lee, Ph.D., of the University of Western Australia in Perth, is the corresponding author.

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