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Playing Outdoors Can Increase Children's Eye Health
Recent study results are indicating that children who play outside daily can have healthier eyes. The study determined that for a child who plays outdoors, their eyes do not have to work as hard and that the increased blood flow keeps their eyes healthier.
Dr. Arlynn Roper, who was interviewed in the article, said that children, while indoors, should keep screens at arms length and stop every 15 minutes to look outside and rest their eyes.
You can read the full article here: http://ktar.com/22/1819367/Study-More-time-outdoors-helps-kids-eye-health
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Tuesday, April 21, 2015 written by Gordy EyeCare Team
, Children's Eye Health
, Dr. Griff Gordy
, Gordy EyeCare
, Kids playing outdoors
, Phenix City
, Playing outdoors
, Smiths Station