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Do Children Inherit Poor Vision?
Question: Will my children inherit my bad eyesight?
Answer from: Dr. Linda Chous, O.D., eye care expert
Many eye conditions have strong genetic tendencies. That's why it's important for children to have regular comprehensive eye exams.
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