Optometrists: Nintendo 3DS could ID vision issues
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. eye specialists are welcoming the Nintendo 3DS game device, dismissing the manufacturer's warnings that its 3-D screen shouldn't be used by children 6 or younger because it may harm their immature vision.
On the contrary, the optometrists say, it's a good idea to get your kids to try the 3-D screen, especially if they're younger than 6. It won't do any harm, they say, and it could help catch vision disorders that have to be caught early to be fixed.
"The 3DS could be a godsend for identifying kids under 6 who need vision therapy," said Michael Duenas, associate director for health sciences and policy for the American Optometric Association.
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so the Nintendo 3DS claims to help kids with vision issues?
anyone try this yet?
It's well-known that video games can help with physical or mental issues. For example, recent research showed that playing war games helps with dealing with war traumas.
by Mikeydoes 6 years ago
Not just Nintendo, but any of those old consoles? I was just wondering if any of you ever pull them out and play them? Or do you use Emulators and roms?
by Kiki 1012 10 days ago
I understand everyone needs a hobby or a past time, but should our adult males be playing video games more than our kids!! I have an older brother, he doesn't have any kids, yet instead of doing something constructive he will play the game,PS3, from dusk til dawn.
by NotSoPerfect 5 years ago
Guys, what do you think of girls who play video games?Is it true that guys like girl gamers? Or is that a myth?
by irishsoul28 8 years ago
Myself and my partner own a xbox 360 and we love playing games on there together when we get the time but ive found there isnt alot of 2 player games ( that we enjoy that isnt all about shooting something i.e war games, although we did love left 4 dead ) We enjoy RPG, Stratagy, action type...
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