5 Outdoor Activities to get Children off Smart Devices

Television, computers, tablets, and smartphones today have effectively taken over traditional games and physical activities as hobbies for children.

Myth BUSTED: Do Eye Exercises really help in reducing Myopia?

Myopia is one of the most common eye problems faced by people across the world.

Eyes glued on our phone: What does Phubbing mean?

Imagine this: you’re out for dinner with your friends, eager to catch up. Ping! The conversation soon tapers to a halt as your companions, distracted by notifications, tap at their phones. Sounds familiar? You’ve just been phubbed. ...

How often should you go for Eye Examinations?

Eye examinations are not just about prescribing spectacles or contact lenses. They also help identify vision problems and potentially, long-term vision problems

Cloudy Skies Ahead: Myopia against the Air Force

Singapore is the smallest country in Southeast Asia, being dwarfed in size and population compared to neighbours Malaysia and Indonesia.

Too much device time can set your eyes on fire

“Don’t watch too much television, or your eyes will become square!”

A Nation Wearing Spectacles: Singaporean Nerdiness

What comes to mind when you think of a ‘nerd’?

The Study Mania and Over-Competition of Singapore: The Myopia Capital of the World

The cornerstone of the traditional Singaporean route to success has typically been education, as parents instill the value of studying hard in their children.


In 12 hours and 42 minutes, you can complete a full day of work, head home, have dinner, maybe watch an episode or two of your favourite TV show and fall into bed. The average Singaporean spends a staggering 12 hours and 42 minutes glued onto their digital devices daily.

Outdoor activity: Does it help protect your child from myopia?

Look up, and look around you: How many people wearing glasses do you see?