Chart description: The numbers affected (in millions) by vision loss due to myopia macular degeneration causing blindness or moderate to severe vision impairment from 1990 to 2020, by 10-year intervals, and projected to 2050 by 10 year intervals. Adults 50 years and over, males and females.
Source: Fricke, T. R., Jong, M., Naidoo, K. S., Sankaridurg, P., Naduvilath, T. J., Ho, S. M., Wong, T. Y., & Resnikoff, S. (2018). Global prevalence of visual impairment associated with myopic macular degeneration and temporal trends from 2000 through 2050: systematic review, meta-analysis and modelling. The British Journal of Ophthalmology, bjophthalmol-2017-311266.