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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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Drivers, Adults Posted on September 11, 2017

As I pack my bags for the 2nd World Congress of Optometry (WCO) in Hyderabad, I’m reminded of India’s recently celebrated 70th year of independence. By all counts, India is poised for the future. The country has seen significant economic growth over the past seven decades. In fact, India is now a $2.3 trillion economy, […]

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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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Drivers, General Population Posted on June 05, 2014

Driving is an important part of everyday life, whether you are the driver or passenger. Poor vision is a hazard on the road. The Vision Impact Institute would like to highlight just a few of the studies at our site that reflect the cost of poor vision on driving. We have a total of 24 studies […]

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