Dangers of excessive screen time for your children, and ways to minimize the risks
Is the your child’s eyesight a cause of concern? Screen addiction is on the rise in Singapore amongst children!
As families adapt to new norms of learning and working from home, it’s inevitable that the amount of time children spend with screens will increase. This might worry some parents – after all, we’ve been warned about the negative effects on children with too much screen time.
The prevalence of childhood myopia among seven-to nine-year-olds in Singapore is one of the highest in the world, making myopia a serious problem. The earlier myopia develops, the higher the likelihood of one developing High myopia later in life, which can lead to many eye problems later in adulthood including cataracts, glaucoma, retinal tears and macular degeneration.
What are the risks of screen time you should know, and how can you aim for healthy screen time during this “circuit breaker” period?
Join us for a webinar this Saturday 6th June 2-3PM to learn how to manage screen time for your children.