Young children are facing an epidemic of vision loss, experts say. What's behind the surge in myopia?

April 4, 2024

"The vision disorder has risen dramatically in recent years, projected to impact half the world's population by 2050 — and our youngest generations will bear the brunt of the burden, eye doctors tell the Star.

"The thing that's heartbreaking is it's actually a fairly easy correction," said Dr. David Wong, ophthalmologist-in-chief at Unity Health Toronto. Here's what you need to know about the disease."

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