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Studies show that COVID-19 has led to an increase in children’s myopia, nearsightedness. It is imperative for youths, especially African Americans, to have their eyes tested regularly.

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Nearly 190,000 African Americans have low vision, according to the National Eye Institute. That number is comprised of Black people who have had a recent vision test.

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