Clear facts on eye care: Doctors debunk myopia myths

ST ILLUSTRATION: SALLY LAM
ST ILLUSTRATION: SALLY LAM

Myopia is not caused by reading in dim lighting. Neither is it caused by watching too much TV. Eye doctors debunk these myths and more on myopia and eye care.

Myth: Myopia is not serious, so I do not have to worry about preventing or controlling it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 07, 2019, with the headline 'Clear facts on eye care'. Print Edition | Subscribe