From reading books to increased smart device screen time

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Originally published at British Journal of Opthalmology, Volume 102 Issue 1 With kind permission from the Author Dr. Mohamed Dirani, founder of Plano – the World’s 1st App Designed to Better Manage Device Use and Myopia in Children. Dirani M, Crowston JG, Wong TY. Br J … Read More

Too much screen time linked to an epidemic of myopia among young people

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Written by Prof. Langis Michaud OD, MSC, FAAO (Dipl), FSLS, FBCLA Dr. Michaud is a full professor and chief of the contact lens department at École d’optométrie de l’Université de Montréal. He is also a consultant or advisor to Blanchard and has received educational funding from Allergan; … Read More

Myopie bei Kinder – Risiken, Mythen und was dahintersteckt

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Geschrieben von Pascal Blaser M.Sc. in Vision Science & Business Dieser Artikel wurde im September 2018 in der Zeitschrift “Optometrie” der Wissenschaftlichen Vereinigung für Augenoptik und Optometrie “VWAO” veröffentlicht. Dies ist ein Zusammenschnitt von zwei unterschiedlichen Artikel von mir in Zusammenarbeit mit Philip Cheng (Australien) und … Read More

Is the iPad making your child’s eyes worse?

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Article from Philip Cheng, B.Optom (Melb) Ocular Therapeutics (Australia) With friendly permission from Philip Cheng   “We’ll take his iPad away”, says his father after learning how much worse his son’s eyes have worsened in one year. The iPad. We all have one. Many children use … Read More

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