Increased technology use has increased children’s exposure to blue light, which increases the risk of macular degeneration. To maximise a child’s natural defence against blue light, lutein and beta-carotene is crucial for eye health. These are vitamins our bodies cannot produce on their own and are instead found in carrots and dark leafy green vegetables.
Tips To Boost Children’s Eye Health
- Add vegetables rich in lutein and beta-carotene to their diet
- Limit screen time where possible
- Vitamin supplements are available to boost the necessary vitamins