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  • A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Eyeglasses

    Andrew Jacobs

    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.

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  • 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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  • Shell India And VisionSpring Launch #DriveSafeIndia Initiative

    Bureau Story

    Shell India and VisionSpring committed to helping 3.65 lakh commercial drivers and allied transportation workers to see clearly and drive safer by the end of the very symbolic year 2020. 20/20 being the measure of perfect vision, the #DriveSafeIndia initiative will accelerate access to vision correc (...)

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