Myopia is the most common eye disorder in the world, and the biggest cause of visual impairment, especially in children, according to Australian behavioural optometrist Jacqueline Gattegno
Most stereotypes are based on prejudice, but occasionally, one pops up that’s based on fact – even if only remotely. “Smart kids wear glasses” could be among them, at least up to a point. Australian behavioural optometrist Jacqueline Gattegno sheds light on what is known regarding the intriguing link between myopia and IQ.
One part of the brain conjures up an image based on the data it receives from the eyes. Other parts of the brain interpret it. The gift of sight involves much more than just the eyes.
Covid-19 lockdowns are saving us from a viral infection at the cost of our children’s eyesight. Australian Smart Vision behavioural optometrists who have a special interest in myopia prevention, Gary Rodney and Jacqueline Gattegno, have…