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How Wearing Glasses can Improve the Economy
Without being able to see clearly, people in low- and middle-income countries can find it difficult to secure a job or support their family. Globally around one billion people need to wear glasses but do not have access to them. Listen to this podcast episode from Business Daily to find out how VisionSpring is helping.
A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Eyeglasses
It’s the biggest health crisis you’ve never heard of. Doctors, philanthropists and companies are trying to solve it. While not seen as urgent as other world health problems, untreated vision problems cost the global economy $200 billion annually to lost productivity, according to the W.H.O.
Landmark Study Proves and Quantifies Impact on Worker's Productivity
Prof.Nathan Congdon & Priya A Reddy*
Called PROSPER the study affirms that eyeglasses have the potential to dramatically boost worker productivity worldwide. In India, providing tea pickers with corrective lenses improved worker productivity by 21.7 percent, with productivity increasing to almost 32 percent when vision correction was p (...)
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VisionSpring Moves Manufacturing from China to India | August 2022
VisionSpring’s work and impact has been making headlines across the world. Did you miss them? Here are a few of the latest and greatest.