World Sight Day 2018 - It's Eye Care Awareness - Coolwinks.com
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This World Sight Day,
Take the first step to checking your vision.
UNCORRECTED PEOPLE
90%
of them live in developing countries
$272 billion per year
the estimated cost in lost productivity for the global economy due to uncorrected refractive error
only 2cents
spent for every person whose vision could be corrected with glasses versus $12.15 spent per person on energy access
Children
80%
of all learnings occur through vision and impacts the academic performance more than any other health related issue
Children with poor vision are 3x
more likely to fall behind a grade at school
DIGITAL USERS
69%
fell that the screen damages their eye health over time
54%
struggle to read smaller characters after long periods in front of a screen
Drivers
More than90%
of decisions made behind the wheel depend on good vision
Drivers,in India, with poor uncorrected vision
are up to 30% more likely to be involved in a road accident than drivers with clear vision

Take the 1st step to checking your vision at

Sources: Vision Impact Institute - The Social and Economic impact of poor vision, November 2012 lpsos - Quantitative consumer research Digital devices users: behaviors and needs covering 4,000 respondents (US, France, Brazil, China), April 2014 World Economic Forum - Eyeglasses for Global Development: Bridging the Visual Divide, June 2016

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