Global Causes of Vision Loss In 2015: Are We on Track to Achieve the Vision 2020 Target?
Charumathi Sabanayagam; Ching-Yu Cheng
Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore; Centre for Quantitative Medicine, Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School
The Lancet Global Health
This study provides global estimates of the leading causes of vision impairment and blindness for 2015, examines trends since 1990, and provides projections to 2020.
It examines the effect of interventions on avoidable blindness and the progress made towards achieving the targets over the period 2010–15 including 61 new studies added, giving a total of 288 studies from 98 countries.