American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles

12Jul - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles

ST LOUIS, MO – Imagine spending nearly three weeks trapped in the darkness of a cave, as 12 boys and a coach of a Thai youth soccer team were.  How might the eyes react?

They might expect a relatively short period of light sensitivity for their eyes post-rescue, say doctors of optometry, who celebrated with the rest of the world as the boys, ages 11 through 16, were guided to safety by divers this week. 

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