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1510, 2020

October Newsletter

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709, 2020

DIGITAL EYE STRAIN DURING LOCK DOWN

As well as being a potentially fatal disease, COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on numerous aspects of our lives, both global and personal. One of the personal effects of lock down has been on our eyes. While during "normal” circumstances many people spend hours staring at small screens, this has increased dramatically during lockdown, placing strain on the eyes of both adults and children who are spending extended periods of time watching TV, working or engaging in activities on computers and i-pads, and communicating with others via various forms of social media. [...]

709, 2020

WHEN SHOULD CHILDREN GET GLASSES?

Parents are often uncertain and confused about when children should have their eyes tested and whether they should wear glasses or not. There are a number of myths around this topic, including if young children wear glasses they will become too dependent on them, or if children wear glasses when they are young they won't need them later, or even children will outgrow their visual problems so they don't need glasses. The truth is that optimal vision is essential for development, and undetected and untreated vision problems can negatively impact numerous areas of [...]

709, 2020

NOT JUST A BUMP ON THE HEAD

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association estimates that as many as 20% of children will be diagnosed with a concussion during their childhood years. Concussions occur more often in children and adolescents because of the sports in which they are involved, and are beginning to be taken more seriously by school coaches and medical staff. Concussion is an injury to the brain caused by a sudden bump or blow to the head which causes the brain to move rapidly back and forth within the skull. The effects are [...]

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