Applauding World Sight Day (with a caveat)

Julian applauds the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness for shining a global spotlight on the importance of eye health and improving access to eye care services. However, he stresses the focus on preventable and treatable eye diseases and conditions fails to consider both the ongoing eye research to tackle the currently inoperable and untreatable eye diseases and conditions, and the extraordinary innovations in assistive technology.

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