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One billion people have preventable eye conditions, increasingly linked to lifestyle choices: UN health agency

One billion people have preventable eye conditions, increasingly linked to lifestyle choices: UN health agency

08 October 2019
A staggering 2.2 billion people already suffer from eye conditions and visual impairment today, but the global need for eye care is set to increase “dramatically”, with lack of exercise a key factor, the UN health agency said on Tuesday, unveiling its first ever report on vision across the world.…
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