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Global Prevalence of Presbyopia and Vision Impairment from Uncorrected Presbyopia: Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Modelling

Published in 2018 Key Highlights: Presbyopia prevalence and spectacle-correction coverage were estimated by systematic review and meta-analysis of epidemiologic evidence, then modeled to expand to country, region, and global estimates....

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The Amazing Paradox Of Vision

This is, for me, one of the greatest paradoxes of the present century: Our lives are invaded by screens of all types (smartphones, tablets, PC’s). Good vision is a major...

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Association between parental myopia and the risk of myopia in a child

Published in 2015 Key Highlights: The association between parental myopia and a child’s risk of developing the condition is not well understood. Therefore, the present study conducted a meta-analysis of...

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No Child Should Struggle with Poor Vision



Last month, my life changed forever through the arrival of my first grandchild. This tiny little boy entered the world without a care – whisked away by doctors and...

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IMI – Myopia Control Reports Overview and Introduction

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: With the growing prevalence of myopia, already at epidemic levels in some countries, there is an urgent need for new management approaches. However, with the...

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Characteristics of Astigmatism in a Population of Tunisian School-Children

Published in 2015 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the characteristics of astigmatism in a cross-sectional study of schoolchildren in Tunisia. Specifically, the study addresses the...

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Vision Screening of Younger School Children by School Teachers: A Pilot Study in Udaipur City, Western India

Published in 2016. Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of school teachers for vision screening of younger school children and to study the pattern...

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Direct and indirect effects of visual impairment on mortality risk in older persons – The Blue Mountains Eye Study

KEY POINTS The objective of this study was to investigate pathways from visual impairment to increased all-cause mortality in older persons. The Blue Mountains Eye Study examined 3654 persons 49...

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Why Eye Health Needs to be Integrated Into Health Care

Earlier this year the Vision Impact Institute chose to join and support the efforts of the European Coalition for Vision (ECV), which is doing a great job raising the profile...

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Visual Impairment and Spectacle Coverage Rate in Baoshan District, China: Population-based Study

Key Highlights: This study was aimed at investigating the prevalence and risk factors of visual impairment associated with refractive error and the unmet need for spectacles in a special suburban...

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