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20030307 Magnitude and Cost of Global Blindness


20030307 Magnitude and Cost of Global Blindness
An Increasing Problem That Can Be Alleviated

Kevin D. Frick, PHD, & Allen Foster, FRCS, FRCOPHTH

American Journal of Ophthalmology

This study is to identify the potential effect on global economic productivity of successful interventions, that
are planned as part of the “VISION 2020—right to sight” initiative. The initiative aims to eliminate avoidable
blindness.