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December 16, 2009 / Raffy Pekson II

Google, Facebook, Twitter et al Making Us All Blind

Nearsightedness has leaped 66 percent in the last 30 years to 42 percent of the population, according to one survey, and some researchers are blaming modern life. It’s not just the glowing rectangular screens that have come to take up an almost comical percent of our eye time. It’s also the time we’re not spending outside, since some scientists think outdoor time means seeing in better light.

Read more at The Atlantic


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