A vision check prior to school and regularly thereafter is important for all children. It’s all the more vital considering the concerning figures for increasing short-sightedness that our guest, Behavioural Optometrist, Antoinette Du Preez shares in this episode.
The good news is that there are simple things that can be done to decrease the likelihood that children will develop shortsightedness, even those whose parents experience it!
Antoinette talks with me about what you can do at home and at school that can make maintaining good vision easier.
If you’re wanting research and evidence about preventing shortsightedness (myopia) in a form that’s easy to read and understand simply go to Myopia Prevention.
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