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Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Published in 2016 Key points: The ability to see deeply affects how human beings perceive and interpret the world around them. For most people, eyesight is part of everyday communication,...

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Taking Action for Good Vision in 2018



We can no longer look at vision as a separate problem in a silo. It’s an issue that should not only be part of public health, but also part of...

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Myopia – A 21st Century Public Health Issue

Published in 2019 Key Highlights from Editorial: Starting with a World Health Organization (WHO)–associated global scientific meeting on myopia, which was held at the Brien Holden Vision Institute in Sydney,...

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New reports raise awareness of the massive global need for vision health services



Last month at the IAPB Council of Members meeting in Tanzania, I had the privilege of meeting and hearing an address by Dr Aubrey Webson , Ambassador to the...

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Vision impairment and combined vision and hearing impairment predict cognitive and functional decline in older women

KEY POINTS The study concluded that sensory impairment is associated with cognitive and functional decline in older women Further studies are needed to determine whether treatment of vision and hearing...

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Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Published in 2016. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a multidisciplinary committee to “examine the core principles and public health strategies to reduce visual impairment and promote...

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Vision is Taking a Spotlight

This time of year is quite busy for the vision community. The UK’s National Eye Health Week, EVER (European Association for Vision and Eye Research) Conference, the US’ the Eye...

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Prevalence of visual impairment and refractive errors in an urban area of Mexico

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: The study aims at determining the distribution of refractive errors in a school-age population in Quintana Roo (Mexico) in the framework of an international cooperation...

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Six Year Refractive Change among White Children and Young Adults: Evidence for Significant Increase in Myopia among White UK Children

Published in 2016 Key Highlights: The objective of this study is to determine six-year spherical refractive error change among white children and young adults in the UK and evaluate differences...

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Visual Correction and Occupational Social Class

Key Highlights: The study aimed to determine whether types of optical correction for refractive error are associated with gender, social class and occupational group in the working population. A cross-sectional...

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