Get Out & Move: Exercise with the Kids for Eye Benefits

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Exercising leads to a huge number of benefits, whatever your age. Just 30 minutes per day can lead to a healthy heart, higher energy levels, and help you maintain a healthy waistline, says Eye Smart. There are also several exercise benefits for eyes in adults and kids: by lowering your risk for high blood pressure,Read more…

Enjoying Sunlight Key to Reducing Nearsightedness

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You already know that spending time outdoors is great for your kids’ health and well being, but there is another benefit — several studies have found sunlight linked to reducing nearsightedness in kids, reports Eye Smart. With an increase in the number of children suffering from nearsightedness since the 1970s, these studies have important implications. TheRead more…

Toys That Pose a Risk of Eye Injury to Kids

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Parents, friends, and relatives love buying toys for kids, especially over the holiday season. However, not all toys are made equal, and some even pose a significant risk to eye safety. This is a factor that few people consider when purchasing gifts for children. This winter, avoid buying toys that can cause eye injury toRead more…

Develop Good Habits: Teaching Children Basic Eye Care

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If you teach your children how to take care of their eyes today, they will be far less likely to suffer from vision problems when they are older, including glaucoma, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. The following are some of the most important basic eye care tips for kids from Everyday Health. EatRead more…

Eye Protection is Essential For Sports

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Sports are great for the health: they keeps kids fit and active, improve coordination and teamwork skills, and reduce the risk of serious illnesses later in life. However, playing sports can also be dangerous, particularly to the eyes. Impact with a fast moving object or accidental contact with another player’s fingers can lead to devastatingRead more…