Blog

Latest updates from the Vision Impact Institute

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 […]

Learn more
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 […]

Learn more
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 […]

Learn more
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 […]

Learn more
Children Posted on May 24, 2014

The Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology is the oldest ophthalmic organization in the world, with Latin America’s per capita ratio of ophthalmologists now rivaling that of Europe and North America. Latin America is developing the infrastructure to provide eye care and prevent vision problems to an incredibly diverse population. The Vision Impact Institute would like to […]

Learn more
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 […]

Learn more