Increased UVB exposure associated with decreased myopia

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Increased exposure to ultraviolet B radiation was associated with a reduction in myopia, according to a study.The study included 3,168 participants aged 65 years and older with and without myopia, whose data were derived from the European Eye Study, which gathered information on refractive status, ultraviolet radiation exposure, serum vitamin D concentration and genetic polymorphisms related to vitamin D pathways in participants from northern to southern Europe.

Original Article: Increased UVB exposure associated with decreased myopia


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