In this smartphone age, children are addicted to smartphone games, gaming consoles, computers, and tablets. Children are hardly visiting the playground to play outdoor games. This is greatly affecting their eyesight at a very tender age. Experts are suggesting that playing two hours in the sunlight daily, may greatly improve the eyesight. Children are being affected by Myopia which is also known as shortsightedness.
This will allow the children to see only nearby objects clearly. This is because of the lack of exposure to sunlight, the study says. Children, who immerse themselves in studying and playing games in smartphones have a very little opportunity to expose their eyes to sunshine. This is the root cause. Myopia is becoming more common these days. Also, a rich diet with Omega-3 essential fatty acids and vitamins A, C and E are good for the eyesight. Yearly eye checkups may help in improving eyesight.Allowing your kids to play outdoor games can improve their eyesight.