Study: Playing Outdoors Protects Against Nearsightedness

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With childhood nearsightedness on the rise, new research suggests that playing outdoors in natural light might protect kids against developing the condition. What do you think?

“I didn’t spend $600 on an iPad for my kid to just go play outdoors.”

Sam Damato • Orange Slicer

“Sorry, but my children look terrible in natural light.”

Katie Hess • Hydroponic Farmer


“Fresh air and exercise seem like an awfully high price to pay for good vision.”

Zachary Guyette • Junior Orienteer