One of the side effects of the coronavirus pandemic has been the worsening of eyesight for youth, particularly since they tend to be spending more time indoors and looking at a phone or computer screen. Prof. Yair Morad, the head of pediatric ophthalmologist service of the Assaf Harofe Medical Center, said that the condition poses a severe threat to eyesight. But Morad, who is also a senior surgeon at Medica Medical center in Tel Aviv, told reporter Arieh O’Sullivan there were ways to stop it.