Children’s Vision and Computer Use

By Ashley Burk, OD — Morris Eye Group

October 4, 2011 — Millions of children use the computer every day, either at home or at school. Computer use at a young age is thought to improve school readiness by teaching the child good motor skills and improving cognitive development. Unfortunately, too much computer use at a young age could cause eye problems that can carry on into adulthood. With computers becoming a part of children’s everyday life, it’s worth considering what effects computer use might have on your children’s eyes and their vision. [Read more…]