Study: Playing Outdoors Protects Against Nearsightedness

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

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“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

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