Quarantine Myopia: the unseen pandemic that is closer than you think

further causes of quarantine myopia: a child on their computer; doing schoolwork and reading with a magnifying glass

Quarantine Myopia – how lockdowns lead to increased levels of short-sight amongst children If you’re already asking your screen with exasperation, “What even is quarantine myopia?”, don’t worry. We’ll get to that. This is the second part of our ‘COVID and Vision Problems’ series. In part 1, ‘Lockdown vision problems plague how many? Help! More […]

Lockdown vision problems plague how many? Help! More students than ever now affected

lockdown vision problems boy with magnifying glass reads book

Lockdown vision problems: The link between lockdowns & lower vision outcomes Lockdown vision problems may seem like only a minor facet of the many wide-reaching implications the sustained closing of the country has had. However, there is growing evidence to suggest that quarantine-related vision disorders are on the rise. Schools in the UK opened again […]

Millfield L.E.A.D. Academy, Leicester

Please give a brief introduction to the school Millfield L.E.A.D. Academy is a relatively small primary school with 430 pupils from Reception to Year 6. Anything special to mention with regards to the types of children in the school or the area where it is based? It is funded as a County school, located on […]

Willows High School, Cardiff

Please give a brief introduction to the school A mixed High School in Cardiff  with 700 pupils from Years 7-11. Anything special to mention with regards to the types of children in the school or the area where it is based? There is a high percentage of free school meal pupils on the roll. What […]