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March 10, 2016

Being outdoors is good for your kids eyesight

As a kid, my parents used to tell us that watching too much TV was bad for our eyesight. Given my three kids spend way more time in front of a screen that I did as a child, it got me thinking about whether this has any impact on their eyesight. In the US, nearly 33% of adults use screen devices for over 9 hours a day. Nearly 25% of kids aged 2-18 use digital devices for more than 3 hours a day. Dr. Christopher Starr, an associate professor of ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York explains […]