When a child is diagnosed as dyslexic, doctors will often offer eye treatments, believing that glasses might help. But a new study at the University of Bristol in the U.K. suggests that such procedures are inappropriate because the children do not have eyesight problems, Headlines & Global News reports.
Dyslexia is the most common cause of reading, writing and spelling difficulties, and 70 to 80 percent of people with reading problems are believed to be dyslexic. The condition affects one in five students.
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