Singapore is #1 in the world for the prevalence of childhood myopia in seven to nine year olds. This is one Singapore statistic that we’d all like to change. Whether it’s because of the studying children do, genetic factors, or lighting conditions, myopia is extremely common in Singapore. With the increase in children using devices such as mobile phones and tablets at a younger age, what can you as a parent do to prevent myopia for your child? Through an in-depth discussion on childhood myopia, Dr Titus Wu, one of the only two certified Orthokeratologist specialists in Singapore, will answer your questions on best practices to prevent and control your child’s myopia, as well as suitable treatments such as Orthokeratology or PROSE for children with myopia.
If you really can't keep your child off the iPad, how long should you allow him to play on it? Also, at what age should they be really using the iPad?
I know screen time is bad in general for kids. But what is maximum time they should spend on screen time daily?
Can homeopathy be used to cure myopia in kids?
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what foods can help improve vision in kids?
holding book close to eyes
My daughter is very fond of reading and holds the book very close to her eyes. Can this lead to myopia?
What age can children wear contacts? Mamy Luktan
Is myopia genetic or environmental? Also, at what age should kids wear contacts/glasses?
is it true that wearing glasses makes myopia getting worse?
Is it true that carrot is good for vision? What other food is good for vision improvement?