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Magnitude and Projections

GBD Region Map & Estimates of Vision Loss

How to cite the maps and VLEG/GBD 2020 data

If distributing/publishing this model’s data, it is obligatory to use the following reference:

Bourne R, Steinmetz J, Flaxman S, et al., Trends in prevalence of blindness and distance and near vision impairment over 30 years: an analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study. Lancet Glob Health. 2020. Accessed via the IAPB Vision Atlas (

GBD Region dashboard

More details at regional level are available in the GBD Region dashboard which you can access via the top menu.