Molecular genetics of human myopia: an update.

  title={Molecular genetics of human myopia: an update.},
  author={Terri L Young},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  volume={86 1},
Myopia, or nearsightedness, is the most common human eye disorder in the world, and is a significant global public health concern. Along with cataract, macular degeneration, infectious disease, and vitamin A deficiency, myopia is one of the most important causes of visual impairment worldwide. Severe or high-grade myopia is a leading cause of blindness… CONTINUE READING