Degree of myopia in relation to intelligence and educational level.

@article{Teasdale1988DegreeOM,
  title={Degree of myopia in relation to intelligence and educational level.},
  author={Thomas William Teasdale and Johannes Fuchs and Ernst Goldschmidt},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1988},
  volume={2 8624},
  pages={1351-4}
}
Intelligence test scores and educational levels were compared for 5943 myopic and 9891 non-myopic 18-year-old men being drafted for military service in Denmark. The former were grouped by degree of myopia, in the range -0.25 diopters (D) to -7.75 D, according to the power of correcting lenses required. Myopes of all degrees had significantly higher test scores and educational levels than non-myopes. However, the relation of these two variables to degree of myopia was not linear; for both… CONTINUE READING