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Posted on October 07, 2020

When you get into a car, ride a motorcycle or bicycle, or take a walk, do you give thought to your vision health? In other words, do you think about how healthy y­­­­our eyes are at that exact moment or whether the bus driver next to you can see clearly? Perhaps you should.  According to […]

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Posted on September 28, 2020

On October 8, the Vision Impact Institute will join many global vision organizations to emphasize the need for good vision in all communities and stages of life as part of World Sight Day. This year’s theme, Hope in Sight, is the perfect platform to create awareness about the importance of good vision as the world […]

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Posted on September 11, 2020

A guest blog by Jay Corless, Senior Director for Amplification and Campaigns, EYElliance This month, we’re pleased to feature EYElliance’s Jay Corless on the inclusion of eyeglasses into the assistive technology agenda and disabilities movement. The VII is a founding member of EYElliance. This blog is a complement to a recent podcast discussion on how […]

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Posted on September 03, 2020

Recently, the value of quality research has become an increasingly important topic of conversation. As the world continues to navigate a global pandemic, evidence surrounding its spread and symptoms, as well as the pathways toward a vaccine, we long for accurate data through which we will find effective solutions. While the novel coronavirus has us […]

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Posted on September 02, 2020

Over the last couple of months, the COVID-19 pandemic has had significant cost implications for global economies, education and public health systems. When confronted with an event that has so many competing priorities for limited resources, how should we make decisions to move vision care forward?  And, how can we ensure that our work continues […]

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Posted on August 07, 2020

As some parts of the world prepare to send children back into classrooms and others continue to debate the merits of distance learning following a global shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, my thoughts have often focused on this dilemma. The decisions we must make in the face of a pandemic are neither black nor […]

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