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How is screen time bad for my kidís eyes?

Children's Vision

Discover the adverse effects of excessive screen time on your children's eyes and learn practical tips to protect their eye health.

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Why do some children have difficulty learning to read and write?

Children's Vision

Why do some children have difficulty learning to read and write, or ongoing problems reading to learn more?

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Choosing your child's glasses

Children's Vision

When choosing a pair of glasses for your child, there are a few points to consider: durability, safety, versatility, overall fit and your child's involvement.

What is Streff Syndrome

What is Streff Syndrome

Children's Vision

Visually, children may complain of blurred vision at near and in the distance, sensitivity to light, double vision, or increased clumsiness due to objects not being noticed in a person’s side vision

Why do I need glasses when I see perfectly well?

Why do I need glasses when I see perfectly well?

Children's Vision

For success in school, children need more than just clear vision. They also need the eyes to move as a team, follow a line of print without losing their place and maintain clear focus. These skills are needed when they read or make quick focusing changes when looking up to the board and back to their desks.

Our eyes are designed to work as a team, but each eye functions independently. When the visual system is working correctly you can sustain clear, comfortable vision. 

Kids Downtime

Kids Downtime

Children's Vision

We all know kids are spending more time on their digital devices and some play organised sport. What happened to the down time, chilling out with the family and their mates? Does this affect children’s vision and their learning ability?

Dyslexia - The Invisible Disability

Dyslexia - The Invisible Disability

Children's Vision

Dyslexia is sometimes referred to as the invisible disability. It is estimated to affect 10 to 15 per cent of the population. It is a lifelong, inherited condition that has a neurological cause. Those who have it will struggle to learn to read, even if taught using methods that work well with other children.

How computers are affecting our vision and our childrens vision?

How computers are affecting our vision and our childrens vision?

Children's Vision

Should you worry about how much time your child spends in front of the computer every day?

Sitting for hours in front of a computer screen stresses a child's eyes because the computer forces the child's vision system to focus and strain a lot more than any other task.

Children and Computer Vision Syndrome

Children and Computer Vision Syndrome

Children's Vision

Nine out of Ten young adults in Singapore are myopic (short-sighted).  Early indications are that myopia is becoming much more common in young adults here. Research indicates that heavy computer use among children puts them at risk for early myopia  However there are some strategies for limiting the risk of short-sightedness.