Outdoor Activity and Myopia in Singapore Teenage Children
Dirani M, Tong L, Gazzard G, Zhang X, Chia A, Young TL, Rose KA, Mitchell P and Saw S-M.
British Journal of Ophthalmology
5% of the children were found to have myopia, 4.6% were hypermetropic.
Children with myopia were found to participate in significantly less time for total outdoor activities
The playing of outdoor sports was also associated with a reduced prevalence of myopia.
This article was identified as a reference for a VII-commissioned systematic review on the Impact of URE on Children.