Video games and their effects on children’s vision

The figures are clear. According to Andrés Gené, vice president of the College of Opticians Optometrists in the Region of Valencia, Spain, one out of every three children who visits an optical centre does so as a result of using video games.

However, it is not all visual damage when it comes to video games and consoles, as this type of leisure among the youngest can have positive effects on their vision such as the following: - It improves the vision contrast sensitivity - It allows children to develop a more complete spatial visual memory - It improves the speed of perception responses to visual stimuli In addition, and from a more global perspective, it improves young children’s reflexes and their ability to concentrate and makes their hand-eye coordination faster.  The use of video games can be beneficial, but always in moderation  Specialists believe that a child over Read more