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China - most short sighted kids - one solution

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China - most short sighted kids - one solution

Postby Thinktank » Nov 10th, 2017, 8:00 am

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Chinese School Desks with Railings Prevent Near-Sightedness

That's why China is #1 in the world. They think differently. Of course nearly 100% of their kids are short sighted.

Anyone know why?


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Re: China - most short sighted kids - one solution

Postby Fancy » Nov 10th, 2017, 8:43 am

If you read the article, you might have figured it out.
While about 30 per cent of the risk of myopia is genetic, experts say daily exposure to sunlight can stop the disease from progressing. One Chinese school is locking the doors for two hours a day, and refusing to let children back inside.

http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/myopia-epidem ... l16lt.html
Maybe post the link next time. And no, it's not just one solution.

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Re: China - most short sighted kids - one solution

Postby Thinktank » Nov 10th, 2017, 10:07 am

I like how here in the west, it's all bout money. Everything is always about money.

Despite facing intensifying competition from online ophthalmological goods retailers, the Optometrist industry exhibited steady growth over the past five years.

In 2017, medical eye care procedures are expected to make up 17.0% of industry revenue. Over the past five years, this product segment has exhibited robust growth,

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No one in Canada ever thought of anything other than making money, in our life. That's why we are building
bigger and bigger hospitals as the population ages. We should be thinking of new ways to prevent problems. Instead
we all think of new ways to make more money. Robust growth in the sickness and disease industry - is what we want.

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That's what we can all look forward to - more hospitals in Canada. Expensive. Profitable.

https://www.ibisworld.ca/industry/optometrists.html


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Re: China - most short sighted kids - one solution

Postby Rider59 » Nov 10th, 2017, 10:30 am

I think you mean near sighted not short sighted. LOL
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Re: China - most short sighted kids - one solution

Postby Fancy » Nov 10th, 2017, 10:30 am

Rider59 wrote:I think you mean near sighted not short sighted. LOL

Well he did start off talking about short kids lol....

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