Weekly social media roundup.

The link between myopia and sunlight.

The NY Times wrote an article last week on the increasing prevalence of myopia and how it relates to sunlight exposure.  They reference this study but you’re ahead of the game because you already read about it in the December 5th Glance.

The Women’s March on Washington was this past Saturday and if you’re wondering how big of a role women play in optometry, it’s a significant one.  The first woman optometrist was Gertrude Stanton of Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1899 and now women make up almost 70% of the entering optometry classes.