Study Hard And Play Hard, Says Amanda The Panda

Although children may feel pressurized to spend their time studying indoors, a new book reminds parents that outdoor play has immense benefits for their child’s eyesight and emotional health.

Singapore Awards Top Honors To Researchers At PSTA 2019

Two teams and an individual have received the 2019 President’s Science and Technology Awards in Singapore.

A Vision To Tackle Myopia In Singapore

The Singapore National Eye Centre and the Singapore Eye Research Institute plan to reduce the prevalence of myopia in Singapore through education and awareness initiatives.

Children’s Book Promotes Two Hours Of Outdoor Play To Prevent Myopia

Targeted at young children, the illustrated book tells the story of a panda named Amanda, who plays outdoors for two hours every day to protect her eyesight.

Lens Shown To Reduce Myopia In Children

Scientists in Hong Kong have designed spectacle lenses to slow myopic progression in children.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Invests US$3.9 Million In Singapore R&D

Three Singapore-based teams working on myopia, cancer and liver disease will receive funding over the next three years.

Singapore: A Nation Of Nerds?

We've got super maths whizzes and sky-high myopia rates, which makes us a nation of nerds, right?

Myopia A Middle-Class Disease?

A study of 20,000 children shows that nearsightedness is twice as prevalent in middle-income areas than lower-income ones in China.

Tackle Myopia By Getting Children Out-Of-Doors, Studies Say

Spending more time outdoors may help prevent or minimize nearsightedness in children, scientists say.

Nearly 90% Of Asian Kids Suffer From Myopia, Study

Myopia now affects a starting 80-90 percent of school-leavers in major East Asian cities, such as those in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, and South Korea.