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CBS Article: Screen Time Creating Nearsighted Generation

Too much screen time is creating generation of near-sighted young people, expert says

CHICAGO (CBS) — Screens are the new pandemic when it comes to children’s eyes. That’s the message from a board-certified optometrist.

“Screens are completely ruining our kids’ eyes and brains.”

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is an optometrist board-certified in vision therapy and a graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry. He says the amount of time children are spending on their computers, tablets, and phones is creating a generation of near-sighted young people. 

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