Children’s neurological development is influenced by what they do and do not experience. Early experiences and the environments in which they occur can alter gene expression and affect long-term neural development. Today, discretionary ...
The use of digital devices is ubiquitous in this day and age. SNEC reports on the link between digital devices and CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome). The report highlights the symptoms of CVS, ranging from headaches to blurred vision. The ...
At the International Symposium on Optometry and Vision Science, the data report on Chinese Teenager’s Myopia-Related Visual Behaviors was released, revealing the four major reasons for myopia in children and teenagers in China. It was ...
Understanding the role of media in young people’s lives is essential for those concerned about promoting the healthy development of children and adolescents
American Academy of Pediatrics Announces New Recommendations for Children’s Media Use: Kaiser Family Foundation
Today’s children grow up immersed in digital media, which has both positive and negative effects on healthy development.
Virtually addicted: why general practice must now confront screen dependency: British Journal of General Practice
High screen time is increasingly considered an independent risk factor of ardiometabolic disease, unfavourable child development outcomes, and adult morbidity and mortality, ultimately placing greater pressure on primary care services.
Keep your children’s screen time in check, experts suggest. Watching television and playing online games causes myopia in children.
Studies have found that children who spend more time outdoors were less likely to be myopic.
11% of Singaporean children aged 3 years have myopia. And half of the world’s population to be myopic in 2050.