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Pediatric ophthalmology and childhood reading difficulties: Overview of reading development and assessments for the pediatric ophthalmologist

Published in 2017 Key highlights: Reading difficulties are common in the pediatric population, and large socioeconomic disparities exist. In the United States 46% of white children achieved expected reading proficiency...

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Cost of Vision Problems: The Economic Burden of Vision Loss and Eye Disorders in the United States

Published in 2013 Key Highlights: This project was funded by Prevent Blindness America (PBA) with the goal of creating the first comprehensive estimate of the economic burden of vision loss...

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Want to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges? It’s time to talk good vision.



This month in New York, the High-Level Political Forum, convened by the Economic and Social Council, takes place over a ten-day period. More than 2,000 participants including ministers, business...

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Smartphone-based screening for visual impairment in Kenyan school children: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Published in 2018 Key Highlights: Childhood visual impairment is a major public health concern that requires effective screening and early intervention. The study investigated the effectiveness of Peek school eye...

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Audio Interview: Talking Myopia with Dr. Serge Resnikoff



In our work, we’re privileged to have the opportunity to speak to some amazing people at the forefront of vision awareness, research, and advocacy. Going forward, we’re excited to...

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VISUAL HEALTH AMONG SPANISH DRIVERS AND THE IMPACT ON ROAD SAFETY

Published in 2019 This report is an Executive Summary of the Vision and Driving study conducted by the Traffic and Road Safety Research Institute at the Universitat de València (INTRAS),...

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Vision-Specific Distress and Depressive Symptoms in People with Vision Impairment

Purpose. To determine the unique contribution of vision-specific distress in predicting depressive symptoms in people with vision impairment attending a tertiary eye care clinic. Methods. In this cross-sectional study, interview-administered...

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A Qualitative Investigation of Visual Tasks with which to Assess Distance-Specific Visual Function

Key Highlights: A wide variety of distance-specific visual tasks were identified. Certain types of tasks relied on distance vision, such as; ambulation, driving, leisure, sports, and social functions. Other task...

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Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Published in 2016. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a multidisciplinary committee to “examine the core principles and public health strategies to reduce visual impairment and promote...

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Vision impairment and combined vision and hearing impairment predict cognitive and functional decline in older women

KEY POINTS The study concluded that sensory impairment is associated with cognitive and functional decline in older women Further studies are needed to determine whether treatment of vision and hearing...

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