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WEDNESDAY, Jan. 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Myopia progression may continue for more than one-third of young adults during the third decade of life, according to a study published online Jan. 6 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

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SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD) observes this year's World Sight Day theme of Love Your Eyes with a nationwide Prevention of Blindness campaign advocating for cataract awareness and  surgery. A majority of its regions across the USA are running end of the year campaigns encouraging donors to give the gift of sight.

Whether it’s a cellphone, tablet, laptop or even a desktop computer, people are relying on their electronics now more than ever in the midst of the pandemic. As practically helpful as these devices are to connecting to family, paying bills and completing work tasks, are they as beneficial to the eyes?

There are plenty of cliches and puns about vision, including “the eyes are the window to the soul,” “a sight for sore eyes” and even “beauty is in the eye of the beholder.” But eyesight is certainly no laughing matter.

Spring and summer are on the horizon, and that means people are going to be making their way back outside and be under the sun more frequently. Just like the skin, the eyes can be as vulnerable to damage from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. The eyes are often overlooked when people think of UV protection. Here’s what you need to know about how to keep your sight safe the next time you’re catching some rays at the beach, out for a run-in park, or just about anywhere.