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Something Is Causing Our Eyeballs to Elongate

Human eyesight is degrading right before our eyes, and the problem is growing

HHuman eyeballs are growing longer, from front to back, at an alarming rate, resulting in a spike in the prevalence of myopia, or nearsightedness. Among Americans, rates of myopia have increased from 25% of people in 1971 to more than 40% today, according to…

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Robert Roy Britt

Independent journalist covering physical health & mental wellness, author of “Make Sleep Your Superpower: A Guide to Greater Health, Happiness & Productivity.”