Many recent studies have found that, most of children spend their average time in a day by using different gadgets like smartphone, playing video games, watching television and using stereo systems. Kids loves to use all these gadgets as they found it very interesting and most of the time parents do allow and practice them to use it. The effect using gadgets on children’s eyes has turned out as an important topic to discuss nowadays.
“Mum! The nose pad on my spectacle is missing! “
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Good eyesight is important for everyone including young children. It’s a parents dream and goal to see their children happy and excel in academics or even sports. We do believe all parents will give the best education opportunities for their children.
Malaya Optical team are honored to be invited to Carl Zeiss Malaysia Myopia Management Lens Solution seminar.
KIDS COMPUTER VISION
Kids computer vision
In the world of Internet and smartphones, kids are more connected than ever. The latest survey showed that over 90% of kids in the world uses a computer.
As computers extensively becomes part of our lives, so does the high exposure of blue light from our monitors / smartphone screens.
The advent of blue-light is that the wave-length can seep through the anterior anatomy of your eye and goes directly to your retina. Increased exposure evidently cause numerous symptoms.
Prolong exposure give rise to eye-strain, due to increased retina bleaching and harmful absorbent of the blue wave-length.
Constant eye-strains will lead to headaches. Kids with regular headaches tend to be cranky and will try to dissociate themselves from school work or assignment.
Blue-light wave-length has proven to cause insomnia or the inability to get good sleep. Kids may suffer at school or their daily functions.
And hence, they may exhibit complaints such as lack of focus and tiredness from time to time.
With a risk of myopia progression especially with long hours of computer usage.
Come to Malaya Optical to have your kids vision examined by our licensed optometrist.
Kids and computer vision
Computer Vision Syndrome, also referred to as Digital Eye Strain, describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and cell phone use. Many individuals experience eye discomfort and vision problems when viewing digital screens for extended periods. The level of discomfort appears to increase with the amount of digital screen use.
The most common symptoms associated with Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) or Digital Eye Strain are
- blurred vision
- dry eyes
- neck and shoulder pain
These symptoms may be caused by:
- poor lighting
- glare on a digital screen
- improper viewing distances
- poor seating posture
- uncorrected vision problems
- a combination of these factors
Astigmatism might be the most misunderstood vision problem. Even the name is challenging to many people, who incorrectly call it “stigmatism.” In malay, it is often being called as “silau”.
Children’s vision care is essential to every child’s development, and please take it seriously. Experts say that over 80 percent of what a child learns in school is presented visually, so making sure your son or daughter has good vision can make a big difference in their academic performance, social confidence and emotional status.