More young children seeking help for eye problems


Just under 10% of children aged seven in Malaysia have myopia , but this increases to over one-third of teenagers by the age of 15. — Filepic posed by models

It is estimated that around 80% to 90% of the learning process is based on vision.

A child may pass a visual acuity eye examination and have 20/20 eyesight, but he could still have an undetected vision problem, which can limit the learning process and cause developmental delays.

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