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Posted on February 08, 2018

In a divided world it’s oftentimes easy to think that a problem on one side of the globe does not impact people on the other. But with vision that’s just not the case.  Almost every person on the planet, at some point, will have eyesight that is affected by acuity, age, disease. It’s a story […]

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Posted on January 24, 2018

This year we’ll bring you a regular blog on articles, stories, and content that caught our attention in the news. At the start of this year we’re inspired by these stories that focus with optimism on the future: The first article, by reporter Kevin Roose, appeared in the New York Times earlier this month. In […]

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Posted on January 18, 2018

It’s hard to believe we are already fully engaged in 2018. This year ushers in promises of new beginnings and hopes for greater accomplishments. And while we can look back with a sense of pride at the impact our work created around the world in 2017, we must bravely press forward into uncharted territory, armed […]

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Drivers, Children, General Population, Adults Posted on December 20, 2017

While it’s a challenge to recap our work this year, these five highlights really stand out for me. They’re not only our accomplishments, but accomplishments that were made through collaboration, and will serve as a springboard for our work in 2018. 1. Driver Safety Efforts Underway in India In India, we continue to focus our […]

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Drivers Posted on November 15, 2017

The Association of Optometrists (AOP), a leading UK membership organization for professionals in the optical sector, recently launched their Don’t Swerve a Sight Test campaign, designed to show the link between good vision and road safety. At the Vision Impact Institute we commend The AOP on their desire to call for a higher standard for […]

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Children, General Population, Adults Posted on November 01, 2017

As a mother of three, I am convinced that parents will do just about anything for their children to be healthy. When I learned that poor vision could affect my children’s overall health, academic performance, and future opportunities, I did not hesitate to make appointments with an optometrist. I was surprised, however, to learn that […]

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