Despite Singapore being known as the myopia capital of the world, there still exist misconceptions about childhood myopia.
The rise in device screen time poses a myriad of vision health consequences which is why it's more important than ever to protect our little ones' eye health.
A study found that children who spent more than 3 hours a day on screens spent less time on physical activity. The researchers caution parents against prolonged screen time and encourage more physical activity away from the screens.
Instead of purely focusing on the time spent on the screen, parents should also focus on screen quality and who they're using the screens with.
Researchers from Cardiff and Bristol universities have recently discovered a genetic test that could screen for severe myopia.
Our children's screen time is increasing amidst stay home measures. Here are some ways to keep them entertained without the use of a tablet or a smartphone.
The research conducted also discovered that spending too much time using smartphones can alter the areas that control emotion and decision-making.
Parents should continue to monitor their children's screen time amidst the evolving situation.
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