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It's not a cure for short-sightedness because the cornea usually returns to its normal shape, but it may reduce reliance on lenses for some people.
According to a study conducted at University of Bristol and Cardiff University, spending more years in full-time education is associated with a greater risk of developing short-sightedness (myopia).
For children, this is especially worrisome as the earlier a child develops short-sightedness, the higher the risk of severe myopia in later life.Doctors added, 'Besides myopia, there are also less common eye conditions that may arise after a prolonged period of near work.
"Recent international studies are showing a strong correlation between the use of Ortho-k and the successful slowing of the progression of short-sightedness in children, which is of great interest to many parents who are concerned about their youngster's vision."
As a result of Labour's short-sightedness our country and its people may be deprived of much-needed jobs.
It's just another example of the short-sightedness of the Government.
Now we are all paying the price of our politicians' lack of backbone and short-sightedness.
It shows a complete lack of support for the Bluebirds and a short-sightedness for how Premier League football should enhance the capital economically.
Summary: Red Bull technical chief Adrian Newey on Monday attacked the 'short-sightedness' of rival Ferrari, Lotus ...
The March 1 2008 events were the result of our political short-sightedness. All of us are to blame for it, member of
We need a red line but a joint one that all of us who live and will stay here are to underline together, a red line that will separate us from the stupidity, obstinacy, the insuperable personal vanity, greediness, short-sightedness, the lack of care for the future generations.
The outcome of the impending struggle will be a test not of parent power - at least, not in any formal sense - but of the ambition, ruthlessness and perhaps the short-sightedness of Mr McNally and his governors to impose their vision on the rest of us.