Boy’s eye sight improves by playing games (Mail Online)

4 Aug

Mail Online’s Claire Bates reported on a six year-old with severe amblyopia, or lazy eye disorder, who greatly improved his vision by following his doctor’s recommendation to play Nintendo DS each day.

Ben playing Nintendo DS.

Ben, from Billericay, Essex,  spends two hours a day playing Mario Kart on a Nintendo DS with his twin Jake. Ben wears a patch over his good eye to make his lazy one work harder.

The twins’ mother, Maxine, 36, said that from being ‘nearly blind’ in the eye, Ben’s vision had ‘improved 250 per cent’ in the first week.

Read the entire article at Mail Online.


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