Is Your Child Becoming Short-Sighted? Experts Tips on Protecting Little Eyes Against Myopia


Eye scientist and adjunct research fellow of the Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI) Dr. Mo Dirani is worried about your child’s eyesight. Given that 80% of kids in Singapore will be myopic (nearsighted) by the time they get to secondary school, you should be worried, too! There are measures you can take to protect your child’s eyes – from encouraging your child to play outdoors, to reading The Plano Adventures children’s book series and using the new plano app (it has auto pop-up alerts to remind your child on safe eyesight practices!). Read on for Dr. Dirani’s expert tips on protecting your child’s eyesight — a must-read in this digital age.

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