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People with vision impairment have higher risk of all-cause mortality – News-Medical.Net

The global population is aging, and so are their eyes. In fact, the number of people with vision impairment and blindness is expected to more than double over the…

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The global population is aging, and so are their eyes. In fact, the number of people with vision impairment and blindness is expected to more than double over the next 30 years.
A meta-analysis in The Lancet Global Health, consisting of 48,000 people from 17 studies, found that those with more severe vision impairment had a higher risk of all-cause mortality compared to those that had normal vision or mild vision impairment.
According to the data, the risk of mortality was 29% higher for participants…

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