Vision: Myopia and ambient night-time lighting

@article{Zadnik2000VisionMA,
  title={Vision: Myopia and ambient night-time lighting},
  author={Karla Zadnik and Lisa A. Jones and Brett C. Irvin and Robert N. Kleinstein and Ruth E. Manny and Julie A. Shin and Donald O. Mutti},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2000},
  volume={404},
  pages={143-144}
}
Myopia is a common affliction (one in four adult Americans is near-sighted), and juvenile-onset myopia is believed to be due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Results from animal experiments indicate that light cycles may affect the development of myopia, and Quinn et al. claim to have extended these to humans. They reported a strong association between childhood myopia and night-time lighting before the age of two: there were five times more children with myopia among… 
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