January 2001

Association Between Night Lights and Myopia: True Blue or a Red Herring?

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Copyright 2001 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2001

Arch Ophthalmol. 2001;119(1):146. doi:

As the lead author of a paper published in the March 9, 2000, issue of Nature that did not find an association between night light use in early childhood and myopia development,1 I applaud Dr Appen and Dr Mares-Perlman's editorial on this topic in the May 2000 issue of the ARCHIVES.2

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