Emerging crisis in eye health and vision care requires a workforce to meet the demand

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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cao
The future of eye health and vision care in Canada is a cause for significant concern, with the prevalence of vision loss expected to increase nearly 30%1 in the next decade. Vision loss has the highest direct health care costs of any disease2 and the financial burden of vision loss is expected to double, reaching $30.3B by 2032.