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General Population Posted on March 07, 2017

Late in February, I had the privilege of spending a week with Vision Impact Institute (VII) colleagues in India, experiencing the culture and taking a deeper dive into the role of vision health in this vast and populous country. I was amazed at the beauty and cultural diversity around every corner, and I embraced these […]

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Posted on February 14, 2017

Have you ever wondered what role your vision plays in safe driving? If you answered ‘no,’ you are in good company. In fact, the United Nations recently delivered mandates around road safety, but vision standards didn’t even enter the discussion. This omission has led many organizations and working groups around the world to create a […]

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Posted on January 20, 2017

This year promises to be great at the Vision Impact Institute (VII), and I am humbled and honored to now be leading such an amazing organization. The past two years have brought tremendous growth to the VII and to the conversation around refractive error. Global discussion has significantly increased around  vision health, specifically as it […]

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Posted on January 09, 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope your holidays were special and this year brings renewed focus on those things that bring you joy. For the Vision Impact Institute (VII), 2017 promises to be another exciting year, as we continue to drive awareness for healthy vision and advocate for change around the world. There are some […]

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Posted on November 07, 2016

We’re heading into the holiday season – a time when people reflect on the past year and what they want to do better in the coming year. You also might hear some advice – welcome or otherwise – from family members as you gather together. If I can be so bold, the Vision Impact Institute […]

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Posted on October 04, 2016

Each year, I see October as a month of change – fall foliage appears, and families settle into school year routines. October also brings World Sight Day, a day of awareness which serves as a continual reminder to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment. But this year, October also signals a change for […]

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