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Latest Global Blindness & VI prevalence figures published in Lancet

Tejah Balantrapu

New paper notes that there were 253 million people with visual impairment—and a staggering 1.1 billion people with near vision impairment--in 2015. This Vision Loss Expert Group paper sets the stage for an updated IAPB Vision Atlas on World Sight Day 2017.  A paper published today in the Lancet estimates that there were 36 million people…

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