Global effort to combat vision impairment

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Eyeglasses have been around for more than 700 years, yet hundreds of millions of people across the world suffer from low vision, most of which can be easily prevented or corrected with eyeglasses. Many of these people don’t have access to eyeglasses.

CCTV America’s Liling Tan takes a look at the problem, and what is being done to fix it.

Global effort to combat vision impairment

Global effort to combat vision impairment

Eyeglasses have been around for more than 700 years, yet hundreds of millions of people across the world suffer from low vision, most of which can be easily prevented or corrected with eyeglasses. Many of these people don't have access to eyeglasses. CCTV America's Liling Tan takes a look at the problem, and what is being done to fix it.
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Dr Neeru Gupta on tackling global vision problems

A global issue with such a simple solution. For more on what needs to be done, CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to Dr. Neeru Gupta. She’s the Director of St. Michael’s Hospital’s Glaucoma Unit and chief of glaucoma at the University of Toronto.

Dr Neeru Gupta on tackling global vision problems

Dr Neeru Gupta on tackling global vision problems

A global issue with such a simple solution. For more on what needs to be done, CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Dr. Neeru Gupta. She's the Director of St. Michael's Hospital's Glaucoma Unit and chief of glaucoma at the University of Toronto.
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