Up to 90% of Asian high schoolers, including Vietnamese, myopic: WHO

April 11, 2023

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that up to 90 percent of Asian high school children, including Vietnamese, are currently suffering from nearsightedness. Children with one or both nearsighted parents are more likely to become myopic. The rise in myopia is also not limited to highly developed countries as the WHO estimates 80 percent to 90 percent of high school children in East and Southeast Asia are now myopic. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that up to 90 percent of Asian high school children, including Vietnamese, are currently suffering from nearsightedness. The rise in myopia is also not limited to highly developed countries as the WHO estimates 80 percent to 90 percent of high school children in East and Southeast Asia are now myopic.

The source of this news is from Tuoi Tre News

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