Really? Children practice piano and become myopia?!

Abstract: moreover, the characters of the piano score are usually small. When children practice the piano, they look at the piano score and the keyboard, and they look at it from a close distance for a long time, which is easier to make people feel tired. Premature and long-term excessive piano practice will accelerate the development of eyeball emmetropia and consume the original hyperopia too early. If it is not corrected in time, children are more prone to myopia.

what is the relationship between practicing piano and myopia?

usually, preschool children’s eye development is in the golden period, and children’s vision is not fully developed and mature. Practicing the piano too early without paying attention to protecting eyesight, children have a high probability of myopia. The characters of

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are usually small. When children practice the piano, they look at the piano score and keyboard, and they look at it from a close distance for a long time, which is easier to make people feel tired. Premature and long-term excessive piano practice will accelerate the development of eyeball emmetropia and consume the original hyperopia too early. If it is not corrected in time, children are more prone to myopia. Also, if both parents are highly myopic and have a family history of high myopia, the child has a high probability of myopia.

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in short, it seems that practicing the piano causes children’s myopia. In fact, there are many factors behind it, such as children practicing the piano too early, using their eyes too much at close range, and finally children’s myopia.

how to prevent children from practicing piano and myopia?

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of course, you can’t kill a boat of people with one pole. Children can still learn the piano. Children mainly correct their eye habits when practicing the piano. In addition, parents can take some measures to help children protect their eyesight, so as to reduce the occurrence of myopia:

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1 Enlarge the score. The original printing of piano score is generally small and dense. Children look at the piano score while looking at the keyboard. Their eyes are a little hard. Parents had better copy the piano score in enlarged font for their children to use;

  2. Adjust the light. The light in the piano practice room should not be too dark. It can be equipped with an eye protecting table lamp to illuminate the piano score.

  3. Control time. The time of learning and practicing the piano should be controlled between half an hour and an hour. 2-3 times a week is a more reasonable frequency.

  4. Suitable for outdoor sports and long-range observation. Appropriate outdoor activities are very important for the development of all organs of a child’s body. No matter practicing the piano, learning and reading, you need to combine work and rest. Outdoor activities and looking far can relax your eyes.