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Bad Sight Could be Genetic

POSTED ON September 13, 2013

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We know hair color, height and facial features are passed down  from generation to generation, but what about  your sight? Does your gene pool actually affect the clarity of your vision? The answer is absolutely!  According to webmd.com, if one of your parents is nearsighted or farsighted, you have an increased chance of following in their footsteps. Common vision problems tend to be inherited. If your parents have had vision trouble, it is that much ...

We know hair color, height and facial features are passed down  from generation to generation, but what about  your sight? Does your gene pool actually affect the clarity of your vision?sight

The answer is absolutely!  According to webmd.com, if one of your parents is nearsighted or farsighted, you have an increased chance of following in their footsteps. Common vision problems tend to be inherited.

If your parents have had vision trouble, it is that much more important to get into a Dr. Tavel office for an eye exam. Come visit us  at one of our 19 convenient Indiana locations.

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