Turning on the light to sleep may cause myopia

The occurrence and development of myopia is the result of the interaction of genetics and environment. The environmental factors that cause myopia include: reading while walking, reading while lying, eye distance writing too close, reading less than one hour without reading, studying in too light or too weak environment, long time electronic screen contact, etc., will make the eyes Fatigue, excessive eye conditioning or paralysis forms myopia. Insufficient sleep and too little outdoor activity can also cause myopia.

The time for children to contact with electronic products is greatly improved, especially for mobile phones. The screen is small. In order to see the images and texts, it is necessary to operate at close distances. The eyes keep moving back and forth between the screen and the keyboard, and the adjustment and the spokes are frequent. Children can’t control their time, and they are also prone to fatigue.

When you find that your child has the following behaviors, you need to be alert to your child’s eyes: 1. blink frequently when looking at objects; 2. blink frequently; 3. often rub your eyes; 4. often look at objects with your head; 5. often frown; 6. often Pull the corner of the eye; 7. Strabismus. When children are found to have the above behaviors, parents must take their children to a regular professional hospital to check their vision and treat them accordingly.

How to protect your child’s eyesight? 

1. Intermittent use of the eye. Read books, write or watch TV for 30 to 40 minutes in a row. Rest for 10-15 minutes and look into the distance to relax the muscles inside and outside the eyes and prevent excessive adjustment. In particular, avoid excessive use of electronic products such as mobile phones and tablets.

2. Remind the child to maintain a correct sitting position. The child has to do three in the process of learning: the eye is kept at a distance from the book, the chest and the desk are kept at a punch distance, and the nib and the index finger are one inch away.

3. Develop a good habit of reading and writing. Don’t read a book while riding or walking; don’t lie down and read a book; don’t read or write in places where the lighting is too strong or too weak.

4. Stick to outdoor activities. Keep exercising for more than two hours every day.

5. Maintain nutrition. Do not picky eaters, not partial eclipse, eat less sugar.

6. Ensure adequate sleep, check your eyesight regularly, and don’t trust a variety of advertisements.

Does turning on the lights at night have an effect on children’s vision? Professor Pi Lianhong believes that there are clear animal experiments that show that continuous 24 hours of illumination may induce animals to produce myopia.