Experts: Use of electronic gadgets among children should not exceed two hours a day


KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The excessive use of electronic gadgets by children can stunt their mental and emotional development, besides having the risk of developing short-sightedness at a young age.

Dr Azura Ramlee, an ophthalmologist at the Prof Muhaya Eye & Lasik Centre (PMELC), said the increasing number of cases of myopia among children due to the frequent use of gadgets was an issue that should be addressed urgently.

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