Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision?

Set a kitchen timer or a smart device timer to remind them. Alternate reading an e-book with a real book and encourage kids to look up and out the window every two chapters. After completing a level in a video game, look out the window for 20 seconds. Pre-mark books with a paperclip every few … Continue reading Is Too Much Screen Time Harming Children’s Vision?

Sunglasses can help perserve vision

Long-term exposure to the sun without proper protection can increase the risk of eye disease, including cataract, macular degeneration, growths on the eye, and a rare form of eye cancer. Even short-term exposure can damage the eyes. Sun reflecting off the water can cause a painful sunburn on the front part of the eye, called photokeratitis. It causes redness, blurry vision, … Continue reading Sunglasses can help perserve vision

WHAT ARE SCREENS DOING TO OUR EYES—AND OUR ABILITY TO SEE?

THE EYES ARE unwell. Their childhood suppleness is lost. The lenses, as we log hours on this earth, thicken, stiffen, even calcify. The eyes are no longer windows on souls. They’re closer to teeth. To see if your own eyes are hardening, look no further than your phone, which should require no exertion; you’re probably … Continue reading WHAT ARE SCREENS DOING TO OUR EYES—AND OUR ABILITY TO SEE?