A school in China said outdoor activities and a ban on mobile devices helped reduce myopia rates. Photo: SCMP composite
A school in China said outdoor activities and a ban on mobile devices helped reduce myopia rates. Photo: SCMP composite

‘No small eyeglasses’: primary school in remote China achieves zero myopia among 500-plus students, credits a lot of time outdoors and green plants

  • The fact that no students have myopia is remarkable, considering over 80 per cent of older teenagers are shortsighted in China
  • The principal credits policies that require three hours a day spent outdoors and banning mobile devices at the school

A school in China said outdoor activities and a ban on mobile devices helped reduce myopia rates. Photo: SCMP composite
A school in China said outdoor activities and a ban on mobile devices helped reduce myopia rates. Photo: SCMP composite
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