Date: March 29, 2007
Creator: Jordao, Helena & Eve, Susan Brown
Description: This poster discusses research on the hereditary factors in the development of myopia. Myopia, or near-sightedness, is a common problem in the United States, and is caused not only by environmental factors, such as reading and lighting issues, but also by hereditary factors. The purpose of the author's research is to identify a connection beyond environmental factors, leading to the support of hereditary factors, leading to the support of hereditary factors in the development of myopia in a small sample of myopic children.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College