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Ready-Made or Custom-Made? Does the Type of Spectacle Impact Wearing Rates in Children?



That’s the question that Priya Morjaria, Research Fellow in Public Health Optometry at the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) based at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine...

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IMI – Defining and Classifying Myopia: A Proposed Set of Standards for Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: The purpose of this paper is to provide a standardized set of terminology, definitions, and thresholds of myopia and its main ocular complications. Critical review...

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The Global Burden of Potential Productivity Loss from Uncorrected Presbyopia

Key Highlights: There were an estimated 1.272 billion cases of presbyopia worldwide in 2011. A total of 244 million cases, corrected and uncorrected among people aged <50 years, were associated...

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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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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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Children’s Vision Care in the 21st Century and Its Impact on Education, Literacy, Social Issues, and The Workplace: A CALL TO ACTION

KEY POINTS Experts estimate vision problems are prevalent in 25% of all schoolchildren in the United States and are one of the most prevalent handicapping conditions in childhood. However, research...

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Prevalence of visual impairment and refractive errors in an urban area of Mexico

Published in 2019 Key Highlights: The study aims at determining the distribution of refractive errors in a school-age population in Quintana Roo (Mexico) in the framework of an international cooperation...

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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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THE IMPACT OF UNCORRECTED PRESBYOPIA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

January 2020 Key Highlights: Although presbyopia is believed to be the ‘most’ common ageing physiological condition producing near vision impairment, little is known of its impact on quality of life...

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Vision is Taking a Spotlight

This time of year is quite busy for the vision community. The UK’s National Eye Health Week, EVER (European Association for Vision and Eye Research) Conference, the US’ the Eye...

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