The potential for future vision loss is alarming, so initiatives that highlight the rise of child myopia and how it can be managed, not just treated
Parents can take positive steps to be aware of the condition and what they can do to help manage their child’s eyesight.
We realise that many children have undergone dramatic changes in their lives since the COVID-19 situation changed the world.
We have all experienced significant change to our daily life this year, some changes we have embraced, and some has been challenging.
The first symptom of myopia for parents to be aware of is if their child has difficulty reading road signs and seeing distant objects clearly, although she or he would be able to see well for close-up tasks such as reading and computer use.
Routines can be a way of teaching younger children healthy habits, like brushing their teeth, getting some exercise, or washing …