Two GBD super regions (Southeast Asia, East Asia & Oceania and South Asia) have the highest overall prevalence of vision loss, as shown in the following chart.
The same two GBD super regions (Southeast Asia East Asia and Oceania and South Asia) are home to the greatest number of people who have vision loss. These two regions are also home to 52% of the global population.
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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 (https://www.iapb.org/learn/vision-atlas)
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