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Myopia—A World We Don’t Want for Our Kids

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Singapore is  #1 in the world for the prevalence of childhood myopia in seven to nine-year-olds.

This is one Singapore statistic that we’d all like to change. Whether it’s because of all the studying children do, genetic factors, prolonged screen time or lack of outdoor time, myopia is extremely common in Singapore.

Myopia, or shortsightedness is when a person can see near objects clearly but distant objects appear blurred.

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