Many studies have shown that people fear blindness as much if not more than they fear cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other serious health problems. However, one new study shows that the vision loss that Americans are scared about is actually an issue they know very little about. The year 2020, with all its symbolism with clear vision, is the year to change that.
The number of people who will be affected by eye diseases that cause vision loss or blindness is expected to double in the years ahead, which makes it critical that people understand what puts them at risk for vision loss.
Unfortunately, a recent survey conducted by The Harris Poll about what Americans actually know when it comes to caring for their vision shows that we have a long way to go in helping people better understand eye health. Read more