Seeing the Light: Why Sun Exposure May Be Good for Your Eyes June 2011 Marks Daily Apple
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Author wants to keep most of the information at his site
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Sunlight and circadian rhythm - (do not have bright light at night)
Kathryn Rose, points to the weak or inconsistent epidemiology that attempts to link time
- spent on the computer,
- watching television,
- reading, and
to myopia. She suggests that the real problem is lack of sunlight.
- In Chinese school children, myopia progression was inversely correlated with outdoor activity.
- Near work (studying, reading) did not correlate with myopia progression, but American kids who played fewer sports outdoors had more myopia.
- In Taiwanese rural children, outdoor activities might be “an important protecting factor for myopia.”
- In teens from Singapore, outdoor activity appeared to protect against myopia progression.
- Vision and Vitamin D
- Probable relationship between myopia and vitamin D – Feb 2011
- Hypothesis Close focusing in the absence of UV light provoke myopia - 2007 file
- Myopics had 3 ng less vitamin D – Jan 2011
- Hypothesis: Low vitamin D linked to Myopia – May 2010 VitaminDWiki, Henry Lahore
- Several Vision problems may be the result of vitamin D deficiency
- Myopic had a little less vitamin D - Thesis 2010 file
- Myopia may be related to low vitamin D