Education reform can solve myopia problem

China Today, USA 10th August 2018 Education reform can solve myopia problem Editor’s note: The Ministry of Education and the National Health Commission have been soliciting public opinions till Aug 21 on a draft guideline to curb nearsightedness among schoolchildren. Two experts share their views with China Daily’s Zhang Zhouxiang on how to resolve China’s… Continue Reading Education reform can solve myopia problem

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Gov’t sets sights on fixing students’ nearsightedness

ECNS 2nd August 2018 Gov’t sets sights on fixing students’ nearsightedness Yu Ting’an was 5 years old when she started wearing glasses for nearsightedness, or myopia. “We didn’t pay much attention because we thought she just wanted to concentrate on the details of games she plays on the phone,” said her mother, Xie Jun, from… Continue Reading Gov’t sets sights on fixing students’ nearsightedness

Ministries to curb myopia among teenagers

ECNS 2nd August 2018 Ministries to curb myopia among teenagers The Ministry of Education and National Health Commission have released a draft plan to include children’s short-sightedness in the government performance evaluation system and also make a number of requirements for schools and parents covering eye care. The draft plan, now soliciting public suggestions, said… Continue Reading Ministries to curb myopia among teenagers

Nearly 90 percent of high school students suffer from myopia

shine.cn 4th June 2018 Nearly 90 percent of high school students suffer from myopia By Cai Wenjun Over half of local primary and middle school students suffer myopia, or nearsightedness, making the condition an important public health problem for children and teenagers, the local health authority said ahead of National Eye Care Day which falls on… Continue Reading Nearly 90 percent of high school students suffer from myopia

Older dads lift odds of high myopia

China Daily 19th January 2017 Older dads lift odds of high myopia The older a father is, the higher the possibility his child will suffer from early-onset high myopia due to a mutation in a gene, Chinese scientists found. It is the first causal gene that has been proven, through complete animal model tests, to… Continue Reading Older dads lift odds of high myopia