Why Does Excess Screen Time Raise The Risk Of Nearsightedness In Children And What Can You Do To Stop It?

It's common for children to spend a lot of time on smartphones, tablets, and computers. Unfortunately, all of this screen time can raise a child's risk of developing nearsightedness. Nearsightedness makes it difficult to see far-away objects clearly, and it's a particularly large problem in children because it makes distant text harder to see — being unable to read letters on the whiteboard can impair a child's performance in school. To learn why screen time raises the risk of nearsightedness in children and what you can do to slow down its progression, read on. [Read More]