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There's A Reason The 'Four-Eyed Bookworm' Stereotype Exists

Posted at 6:50AM Wednesday 02 Jul 2014

Turns out, there's truth to the stereotype of the "four-eyed bookworm."

A new study in the journal Ophthalmology suggests reading and schoolwork may have a greater influence on nearsightedness (also called myopia) than genetics.


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