IS YOUR TEEN AT RISK?

Typical teenage lifestyles present risks to the eyes
and vision. Here are some common issues
and signs to be aware of.

COMMON EYE
PROBLEMS IN TEENS

Eyesight issues in teens have been linked to poor academic performance, behavioural issues and anxiety. Vision problems should never be left uncorrected, even if fashion-conscious teens are reluctant to wear glasses. Learn more about vision problems that teens may experience below.

UV Light

Active teens may spend a lot of time outdoors. Their eyes are particularly sensitive to the damaging rays present in daylight. Exposure to UV and blue light can make their eyes red and irritated.

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Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS)

CVS occurs through the overuse of digital devices like computers, smartphones and tablets as a result of exposure to blue light.

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SHORT-SIGHTEDNESS (MYOPIA)

Myopia is the inability to see distant objects. It's often discovered between the age of 8 and 12 and is a common vision problem among teenagers.

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