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WCO: World governments must redouble commitment to eye care

October 19, 2017

Despite current efforts in eye care and vision health, as the world population increases and ages it could potentially lead to a threefold increase in blindness by 2050, according to a press release from the World Council of Optometry.

Prevalence data states that the progress between 1990 and 2015 resulted in about 90 million people being treated or prevented from becoming blind or seriously visually impaired.

WCO: World governments must redouble commitment to eye care

October 12, 2017
Despite current efforts in eye care and vision health, as the world population increases and ages it could potentially lead to a threefold increase in blindness by 2050…
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Dual focus contact reduces myopia progression

October 11, 2017
CHICAGO – A dual focus contact lens was found to significantly reduce myopia progression and axial elongation at 1, 2 and 3 years when compared to a single vision…
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Reduced central inner retinal function may predict myopia

October 10, 2017
Subclinical reduction of the central inner retinal function may be a myopigenic factor in children and predict myopia development, according to a study. “Young…
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Treating Advanced Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration and Geographic Atrophy: Here and Now

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.

Dry eye disease (DED) is a condition of the ocular surface in which multiple factors are responsible for the…
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VIDEO: Eye track game helps improve reading

June 27, 2017
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