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Medical & Surgical Ophthalmology Research

Holistic Eye-Care, with Ophthalmology, Optometry & Opticianry at the Core, for Developing Nations, Emerging Economies & the Poor: New Initiatives!

  • Open or Close Sudarshan P*

    Sankara Academy of Vision, India

    *Corresponding author: Sudarshan P, Founder-Holistic Eye-Care Ltd; 1st CEO, Association of Schools & Colleges (ASCO-India); 1st Director of Sankara Academy of Vision, India, Tel: 9845411038; Email: intellsouthtech@gmail.com

Submission: January 17, 2018; Published: February 06, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/MSOR.2018.01.000513

ISSN: 2578-0360
Volume1 Issue3

Abstract

Despite great advances in R&D and Applications in Eye-Care in Advanced Countries, the vast majority of humanity populating the developing world and emerging economies, continues to harbour huge numbers of the blind & those heading for avoidable blindness! In fact, the poor, even in advanced countries, endure similar distress! India, the most populated nation and the world’s fastest growing major economy in recent years, with almost 20% of world population, Inexcusably continues for decades to harbour a disproportionate 25% of the world’s blind, with a significantly higher % of its citizens already with avoidable blindness or sprinting to it!

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