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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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General Population, Adults Posted on March 24, 2013

The Jobson Optical Group is the leading business-to-business information company in the global eyewear and eyecare industry. The Group publishes 20/20 Magazine, Vision Monday, VMail, FramesData, Review of Optometry, Review of Ophthalmology and Review of Optometric Business. Recently, I spoke with the Group Editor, Andrew Karp, who answered my questions. How did you discover the […]

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Elderly, General Population, Adults Posted on March 24, 2013

Earlier this year the Vision Impact Institute chose to join and support the efforts of the European Coalition for Vision (ECV), which is doing a great job raising the profile of eye and vision health and tracking new studies on vision impairment in Europe. It is a best practice that other countries / regions could […]

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General Population, Adults Posted on March 24, 2013

Prevent Blindness America’s (PBA) second annual Focus on Eye Health Summit in Washington, DC concentrated on a theme very near and dear to the mission of the Vision Impact Institute – the socioeconomic impact of poor vision, concentrating on the U.S. population. PBA’s The Cost of Vision Problems, The Economic Burden of Vision Loss and […]

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Children, General Population, Adults Posted on March 24, 2013

Once Upon A Time In Cleveland I am often asked why there is such a lack of awareness related to the financial and social costs associated with uncorrected vision. As always, I think there are several reasons: – Vision is often taken for granted. Deterioration is gradual as opposed to the immediate impact of something […]

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