Screen time for babies and toddlers: what is ok?
Screen time can be ok for young children if you sit with them, like reading a picture book, and for video calls with family. Solo screen time is not beneficial.
Eye glasses for babies and toddlers
Eye glasses (spectacles) should be worn full-time by babies and toddlers, who typically need the correction for healthy eye and vision development.
Progressive myopia in babies and toddlers and how to manage it
Myopia in babies and toddlers can be a concern for visual development and general health. Myopia should be corrected with glasses and monitored closely.
Why babies and toddlers might wear contact lenses
In special circumstances, babies and toddlers may need to wear contact lenses where eye glasses are not available or not suitable.
Atropine eye drops for babies and toddlers
Atropine eye drops can be used in eye care for various reasons to test and treat specific conditions. There is evidence for atropine myopia control from age 4.
Health problems associated with myopia in babies and toddlers
Myopia often onsets in school-aged children. When it occurs earlier, there is higher risk of eye and general health conditions requiring extra clinical care.
Why the iPhone and iPad ‘Screen Distance’ setting should be enabled for children
We explain why enabling Apple's ‘Screen Distance’ setting may be beneficial for your child and how this setting could protect against myopia.
Essilor® Stellest™ glasses lenses: parents’ guide
We explain how Essilor® Stellest™ glasses lenses manage myopia, how they work and whether they are a suitable treatment option for your child.