1. Day and Date – Saturday 13 th February 2021 Class: Std IV
Webinar – Dry Eye Symptoms
The students of Std IV had an interactive session on Saturday, 13th February 2021 with
our Guest Parent, Dr. Rashmi Pathak who is an Ophthalmologist and is associated with
Neo Eye Clinic and Neo Eye Hospital. Dr. explained the ‘dry eye symptoms’ like
headache, blurred vision, itchy and dry eyes, water secretion from the eyes, heavy and
tired eyes and also having mild redness in the eyes. She further explained that due to
Covid-19 pandemic as children are more exposed to screen time and few problems which
have emerged due to the same like having dry eyes, myopia, sleep problems etc.
Importance of Vision Healthy foods like intake of foods rich in Vitamin A, C, E and those
with Omega-3 fatty acids, Zinc, Leutin and Zeaxanthin were explained. Simple eye
exercises like the pencil pushups were taught to the students.