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Old 09-14-2011, 08:57 PM   #1
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Question What are the chances?


I was wondering that if a husband and wife both have shortsightedness (distant objects appear blurred), what are the chances that their baby would have the shortsightedness problem?

Thanks for any inputs.

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Old 12-07-2011, 03:01 PM   #2
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Re: What are the chances?

You won't know for sure. Those might be recessive traits & he might be born the complete opposite with 20/20 vision. If its something hereditory, chances are high.
But from what I see, its 40% yes, 60% no.

Old 12-16-2011, 05:39 PM   #3
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Re: What are the chances?

I don't know the chances, but for what it's worth, both my parents are short-sighted, and all four of us kids are too.

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