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Major and Subthreshold Depression Among Older Adults Seeking Vision Rehabilitation Services

Objective: Authors examined the potential risk factors of major and subthreshold depression among elderly persons seeking rehabilitation for age-related vision impairment. Methods: Participants (N = 584), age 65 and older,...

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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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Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow

Published in 2016 Key points: The ability to see deeply affects how human beings perceive and interpret the world around them. For most people, eyesight is part of everyday communication,...

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Ezell Fellowship Winner Combines Passion for Vision Care with Public Health



Afua Asare sees the big picture when it comes to ensuring good vision for all. Through her research, she is investigating how vision care fits into the broader public...

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Can Good Vision be a Catalyst For a More Equitable World?



Earlier this month we celebrated International Women’s Day. The theme, Balance for Better, highlights the importance of including women in the conversation about their wellbeing – health, education, economic opportunities,...

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Protecting the Eyes of Health Workers is Key to Protecting Lives



Over the past weeks, global discussions have addressed the shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for health care workers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The topic of...

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Prevalence and Causes of Blindness and Visual Impairment Among the Elderly in Rural Southern Harbin, China

Published in 2009 Key Highlights: The purpose of this study was to estimate the prevalence and causes of visual impairment(VI) and blindness by a population-based survey in an elderly rural...

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Road Safety and Good Vision Align in Colombia



The topic of vision and road safety took center stage earlier this month in Bogotá, Colombia, at an awareness raising event organized by Dr. Fanny Rivera Pinzon, local optometrist and...

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World Report on Vision | World Health Organization

Published in 2019 Key Highlights from Executive Summary: The global need for eye care is projected to increase dramatically in the coming decades posing a considerable challenge to health systems....

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Visual Impairment and Spectacle Coverage Rate in Baoshan District, China: Population-based Study

Key Highlights: This study was aimed at investigating the prevalence and risk factors of visual impairment associated with refractive error and the unmet need for spectacles in a special suburban...

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