Without good vision, everything is much more difficult. But if you don’t have insurance, it can be a struggle to pay for an eye exam and prescription glasses. About 20 St. Paul kids who failed vision screenings at their school last fall got a follow-up exam Thursday with an optometrist.
In the last 30 years, the number of us who are nearsighted has doubled. So, why do so many of us need glasses? The answer may have something to do with what we’re seeing so much of.