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Elderly, Children, General Population Posted on December 26, 2014

As 2014 comes to a close and we look ahead at the year to come, I thought it would be a good opportunity to introduce myself to you as the new president of the Vision Impact Institute. In the past few months, I’ve worked closely with your outgoing president, Jean-Félix Biosse Duplan, diving deep into […]

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General Population Posted on December 22, 2014

I remember when, in December 2012, I saw the studies and the data about vision impairment for the first time. I was taken aback by their magnitude. The consequences of uncorrected poor vision are obvious and exceed our initial estimates. The numbers are dreadful: the number of people involved (2.5 billion), the productivity losses ($272 […]

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Drivers, Children, General Population Posted on November 24, 2014

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. The cost of poor vision and its impact on socioeconomic factors can be seen in the loss of the efficiency of an individual and their […]

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Drivers, General Population, Adults Posted on October 24, 2014

I’m sure you already know this story: what does a driver who has just gone through a red traffic light immediately say to the police man who has stopped them? « I didn’t SEE it ». Of course, among these drivers, you’ll find some liars, but there are also a great number of them who tell the truth: […]

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General Population Posted on September 24, 2014

Every week or so, I discover science press articles figures that measure the direct impacts of particular impairments on the economy of countries, even continents. Why not systematically include, in these measurements, the impact of poor vision on uncorrected populations? I often ask myself this question. Recently, the representatives and experts of the World Health […]

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General Population, Adults Posted on August 10, 2014

Some matters torment me for years and I would like to share them with you. If one can spend his life with poor vision, it is unclear that poor vision can ensure durable life.  Indeed, how many road casualties could we avoid with a corrected view? How many work-related accidents? Depressions? Absurd injuries while at […]

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