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Digital Screens and Gadgets Can Harm Your Child

We really have to worry about the issue that the children are spending there most of time in front of the digital screen. Generally, children don’t get tired of watching TV for long time. It is actually the matter to be concern about the obsession of your child towards gadgets.

The main problem that you should first take care off is their visionary problem that may arise after watching constantly through digital screen.

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The kids and gadgets don’t mix well

Generally, kids for chatting, browsing, playing games, or watching movies use gadgets. All these activities need great concentration so they don’t take off their eyes from the screen. You can notice that they don’t be aware of the screen distance, posture, and brightness of the screen, which may have effect on their health along with the vision. Looking constantly at electronic screen for long period can cause dry eyes, irritation in the eyes, discomfort, sometimes it is difficult to focus? You child can also suffer from back and neck ache due to spending long time in one posture.

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The consequences of long screen time

In research it is proven that maximum child spend about 8 hours in a day in front of the electronic screen. With age the amounts of gadgets are increasing. The children who are spending most of time staring at the digital screen can face the long-term vision problems. Children who are spending maximum time in front of the gadgets can develop temporary myopia that is nearsightedness problem.

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Protect your children from the effects of electronic screens

You must be concern about the time amount that your children spend with gadgets. They might complain about burning eyes. To help you there are some tips,

First of all you should limit the amount of time that your children spend while watching TV. Try to limit the time of the use of gadgets.

You must encourage your child to go and play outdoors. This will help you to keep your child away from gadgets for some time.

About Yezdan ASIL

Child Development Specialist. I finished a university child development specialization department. I teach at a private school.

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