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Children’s Vision Care in the 21st Century and Its Impact on Education, Literacy, Social Issues, and The Workplace: A CALL TO ACTION

KEY POINTS Experts estimate vision problems are prevalent in 25% of all schoolchildren in the United States and are one of the most prevalent handicapping conditions in childhood. However, research...

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Vision for Balance

The Vision Impact Institute recognizes a struggle that many women face each and every day – cultural stigmas about wearing eyeglasses. Not only are these stigmas pervasive today, but...

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The impact of myopia and high myopia: report of the Joint World Health Organization – Brien Holden Vision Institute Global Scientific Meeting on Myopia

Published in 2016 Key Highlights: The prevalence of myopia and high myopia are increasing globally at an alarming rate, with significant increases in the risks for vision impairment from pathologic...

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Ready-Made or Custom-Made? Does the Type of Spectacle Impact Wearing Rates in Children?



That’s the question that Priya Morjaria, Research Fellow in Public Health Optometry at the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine...

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The Global Burden of Potential Productivity Loss from Uncorrected Presbyopia

Key Highlights: There were an estimated 1.272 billion cases of presbyopia worldwide in 2011. A total of 244 million cases, corrected and uncorrected among people aged <50 years, were associated...

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The increasing prevalence of myopia and high myopia among high school students in Fenghua city, eastern China: a 15-year population-based survey

Published in 2018 Key Highlights: Myopia is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children and young adults. Multiple epidemiological studies have confirmed a high prevalence of myopia in Asian...

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Ezell Fellowship Winner Combines Passion for Vision Care with Public Health



Afua Asare sees the big picture when it comes to ensuring good vision for all. Through her research, she is investigating how vision care fits into the broader public...

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New Download Stats Page

A world wide movement for healthy vision Download Stats Use these infographics in presentations, websites, press releases or wherever you need evidence-based designs that show the impact of visual...

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New Home

GIVING VISION A VOICE Our mission is to raise awareness about the importance of vision correction and protection to make good vision a global priority. We do this by...

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CAN POOR VISION BE ELIMINATED BY 2050? Vision Health is now a global priority, according to the World Health Organization. Further, uncorrected poor vision CAN be eliminated by 2050...

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