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New WHO guidance: Very limited daily screen time recommended for children under 5

Recommendations and concerns about digital devices should be shared with parents, doctor of optometry says. The World Health Organization (WHO) is recommending children under age 5 spend one hour or less on digital devices and those under age 1 spend no time at all on a daily basis. WHO released its recommendations, “WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Sleep for Children under 5 Years of Age,” on April 24. Among its other recommendations: children should spend more time engaged in physical activity and getting enough sleep. The WHO study refers to sedentary screen time, which includes watching television or videos, or playing computer games. This article was written by the American Optometric Association. Read the full article here: https://www.aoa.org/news/clinical-eye-care/public-health/screen-time-for-children-under-5?sso=y

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6 Simple Tips for Proper Contact Lens Care

Proper contact lens care is crucial for the health of your eyes. Improper care can lead to infections, vision problems, light sensitivity and other issues. When visiting your West Jordan eye doctors, you will learn how to insert your contact lenses and how to care for them. These tips can help keep your lenses clean and your eyes healthy. 1. Clean and Lubricate Your Lenses Carefully Wash and dry your hands with a lint-free towel before inserting your contacts. Be gentle when cleaning and rewetting your lenses. Always use the tips of your fingers – not your fingernails – when handling your contacts. To clean your lenses: Rub your contacts in the palm of your hand with the fingertips of your other hand. Rinse the lens with fresh contact solution.…

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Tips on Finding the Right Eye Doctor

When searching for an eye doctor, you obviously want to find the right one for you. Having a doctor who suits you is important, in fact, just as important as choosing a regular physician. Your eyes are an important part of your every day health and you need to make sure that yours are taken care of. There is nothing wrong with taking some time and effort to choose the right eye doctor for you. With that in mind, here are some tips for finding the right eye doctor. Eye doctors fall into one of two categories: Ophthalmologists and Optometrists. The two doctors are similar, but how do you know which one you need? The biggest difference between Optometrists and Ophthalmologists is that the latter of the two can perform…