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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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The Opportunity Cost of Prioritizing Good Vision



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...

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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 Vision Impact Institute Launch in India

VII Launches in India The Vision Impact Institute is bringing awareness to the cost of vision on a global scale. We are now excited to announce our launch into India....

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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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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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Vision-Specific Distress and Depressive Symptoms in People with Vision Impairment

Purpose. To determine the unique contribution of vision-specific distress in predicting depressive symptoms in people with vision impairment attending a tertiary eye care clinic. Methods. In this cross-sectional study, interview-administered...

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Major and Subthreshold Depression Among Older Adults Seeking Vision Rehabilitation Services

Objective: Authors examined the potential risk factors of major and subthreshold depression among elderly persons seeking rehabilitation for age-related vision impairment. Methods: Participants (N = 584), age 65 and older,...

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Good Vision on the Road can be Catalyst for Stronger Societies off the Road



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...

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Cost of Vision Problems: The Economic Burden of Vision Loss and Eye Disorders in the United States

Published in 2013 Key Highlights: This project was funded by Prevent Blindness America (PBA) with the goal of creating the first comprehensive estimate of the economic burden of vision loss...

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