Blindness and vision impairment

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Blindness and Vision Impairment:

Blindness and V ision I mpairment

Introduction:

Introduction A person’s experience of vision impairment varies depending upon many different factors. This includes for example, the availability of prevention and treatment interventions, access to vision rehabilitation and whether the person experiences problems with inaccessible buildings, transport and information.

Prevalence:

Prevalence Globally, it is estimated that approximately 1.3 billion people live with some form of distance or near vision impairment. With regards to distance vision, 188.5 million have mild vision impairment, 217 million have moderate to severe vision impairment, and 36 million people are blind (1). With regards to near vision, 826 million people live with a near vision impairment (2). Population growth and ageing will increase the risk that more people acquire vision impairment.

Strategies to Address Vision Impairment:

Strategies to A ddress V ision I mpairment Approximately 80% of vision impairment globally is considered avoidable. There are effective interventions available to prevent and treat eye diseases. For example, uncorrected refractive error can be corrected with glasses while cataract surgery can restore vision. Vision rehabilitation is also effective in improving functioning for people with an irreversible vision impairment.

Key facts:

Key facts Globally, it is estimated that approximately 1.3 billion people live with some form of vision impairment. With regards to distance vision, 188.5 million people have mild vision impairment, 217 million have moderate to severe vision impairment, and 36 million people are blind . With regards to near vision, 826 million people live with a near vision impairment . Globally, the leading causes of vision impairment are uncorrected refractive errors and cataracts. Approximately 80% of all vision impairment globally is considered avoidable.The majority of people with vision impairment are over the age of 50 years.

Conclusion:

Conclusion If you want to follow your heart and have positive thoughts in you, make a donation to those doing work you support. Join up with Sri Rakum Schools for Blind in Bangalore for creating a sustainable and bright future for the visually impaired children.

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