Yes! Outdoor Time can help slow the progression of myopia, or nearsightedness.

When outside in bright lighting, eyes have the opportunity to vary focus on objects both near and far.

Plus, spending time outside is fun!

It’s In to Get Out!

Go Out and Play!

At least one hour a day of outside play may reduce nearsightedness and slow myopia in children.

A Ray of Light

Outdoor light appears to be the main protective factor against myopia development and progression.

20-20-20 Vision

For every 20 minutes of reading, screen time or close work, take a 20-second rest break by looking at things at least 20 feet away.