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Hopkins Vision Researcher Links Environmental Change to Eye Health Hazards

NIH, National Eye Institute (NEI)

Another reason to worry about climate change: Expanding areas of arid land, air pollution, and greater exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation all present potential health hazards to your eyes, according to Sheila West, Ph.D., vice chair for research at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University. In October, West discussed these hazards at a symposium on the health consequences of climate change.

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Released:
8-Dec-2015 3:30 PM EST


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