Posted on 16th October 2016
Parents regularly debate how much screen time their children should have for numerous reasons, one of which may be their concern for their vision.
With a dramatic rise in children developing myopia (short-sightedness), some point at the rise in the amount of time children spend in front of screens, usually iPads or phones, be it at school, doing homework, communicating with friends or playing games. Add in watching TV, and most children are spending hours a day looking at a screen.
Please see our leaflets on blue light and digital eyestrain for further information or speak to your optometrist if you have any concerns.
16th September 2020
Some patients might be interested in this article where Ian Cameron shares his thoughts on prescribing. We were one of the first practices to have an optometrist who could prescribe medication to pati...Read more