If you’re severely nearsighted, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re one of 10 million adults in the U.S. with the condition. Myopia (or nearsightedness) has risen from 25% in the early 1970’s to more than 40% by 2000.
If you were planning on gifting the latest touchscreen gadget to a loved one, you might want to reconsider. As noted in a recent article in US News & World Report, there’s a major lifestyle switch that has occurred within the last 30 years, with both kids and adults spending more time indoors and doing close-up work with computer screens and phones.