Global Health

Half the planet will need glasses by 2050 - and our addiction to screens could be to blame

A woman receives an eye exam at the Care Harbor/LA free clinic in Los Angeles September 27, 2012. The clinic will give an estimated 4,800 patients free dental work, medical exams, screenings and immunizations over four days.  REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY) - RTR38IF6

Myopia is on the rise. Are our smartphones and tablets the primary cause? Image: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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