The Impact of Vision Loss
Title: The Impact of Vision Loss
Author: Hugh Taylor
Keywords/Main Subjects: Vision loss; International; Causes of vison loss; Mortality from blindness; Economic effects of blindness; Years of life lost to disability (YLD); Public Health; Cataract; AMD; Glaucoma
Secondary CORE Category: Lens and Cataract / Epidemiology of Cataracts
Additional CORE Category: Retina and Vitreous / Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Other Causes of Choroidal Neovascularization / Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Brief Description: This lecture covers the basic economics and social aspects of eye health from an individual standpoint and a community and national health standpoint. It covers the 5 major causes of vision loss, diabetes, cataract, glaucoma, AMD, and refractive error in detail. It gives practical suggestions and solutions to the public heath issues of blindness and vision loss.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds