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Elderly, Adults Posted on December 24, 2013

Given the immensity of the challenges raised by poor vision (4.2 billion people in the world have bad eyesight), a solution may feel daunting or unattainable. But the problem is far simpler to solve than one might imagine. Here are a few things to consider when approaching a resolution for this global health issue: 1. […]

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Drivers Posted on November 24, 2013

I am pleased to share with you the latest results from a recent study on how the French population is using low vision aids i.e. glasses, etc. At the Vision Impact Institute, we already know that many car and work related accidents, triggers for depression, domestic injuries and falls are related to impaired vision. We also […]

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General Population Posted on October 24, 2013

Not a day goes by that you don’t hear about China. The massive population, the tradition of dynamism, the pace at which it is developing – all of these combine to make for a fascinating portrait of a nation. China’s products, citizens, and influences can be found everywhere. A country that seemingly creates it all, China […]

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Children, General Population Posted on September 24, 2013

Faced with the rapid development of new audiovisual technologies in stereoscopic 3D, the French Agency for the Safety of Food, Environment and Labor (ANSES ) has sought to assess the potential health risks associated with the use of these technologies on the human vision. This study showed that patients using 3D glasses suffered abnormal visual fatigue […]

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General Population Posted on March 24, 2013

On October 9th, World Sight Day (supported by the World Health Organization) will take place across the globe. World Sight Day is essential because it focuses on the impact of impaired vision, and the benefit of visual correction. I believe events like this are important to demonstrate to policy leaders the extent of the problem. […]

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Children, Adults Posted on March 24, 2013

The Vision Impact Institute has always called for action for eye screening. Not only because they can detect a lot of vision impairments for children and adults, but also because it’s cheap, quick, and accessible world-wide. These screening are efficient even if they do not replace a proper Eye Exam. I would say: “it’s better […]

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