This warning comes after an estimated four million eye tests have been missed over the last four months of lockdown.

And, with millions of children returning to school, any eye health issues which go undetected could be detrimental to their vision, concentration and performance.

Mr Shah also recommends: “Before school starts, it’s important to establish a good bedtime routine that doesn’t include screen time.

“Getting enough sleep is important for staying alert during the school day, so gradually start to limit screen time.



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