While many cases of myopia are mild.

While many cases of myopia are mild, about 2 up 3 % pathological cases with retinal detachment, premature glaucoma, macular bleeding, and glaucoma leading eventually to blindness, said Young, who has more than a decade spent examining the severe form of myopia.

As the investigators used mice lacking the right gene has been created, these mice showed changes in their eye lenses. This was biologically convincing, said Young. The RASGRF1 provides a novel molecular mechanism to study so that we are working to prevent the most common cause of vision loss. ., Virginia Commonwealth University forms part of a international team of researchers the to a Wellcome Trust Foundation allowance of greater than $ 2.8 million at which genetic variants which influence one identifying the risk to for recurrent depression.