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Although there are many risk factors, environmental influences are significant. Current research identifies time outdoors and/or near work to play a substantial role. Younger children, who are in the critical stages of eye growth and development may be more vulnerable to such environmental influences.

What Does Science Say About Screen Time and Childhood Myopia?

What Does Science Say About Screen Time and Childhood Myopia?

What Does Science Say About Screen Time and Childhood Myopia? By Joshua Foreman, PhD; Mohamed Dirani, PhD, MBA, GAICD; Arief Tjitra Salim, BEng; and Dilara Koca, MPH In this article, experts from Plano highlight how screen time can impact children’s myopia progression. Despite the increasing number of hours being spent in front of screens, Plano’s […]