Today, 1 in 4 children has an undiagnosed vision problem. The chances of developing a vision problem are greater if there is a history of eyesight problems in your family. Many children, however, with no such family history encounter a troublesome vision issue. Why?
Children are now spending an alarming amount of time in front of screens — televisions, smartphone, tablet, computer, videogame consoles, etc. Optometrists warn that heavy computer usage is known to increase your chances of developing blurry and double vision. Loss of vision is not to be taken lightly and the individuals who are most affected are children. [Read more…]