It's obvious! Sight is the first of our five senses, the most precious too, because it is now threatened by our lifestyles and an unfavorable environment all over the planet. Do we know, for example, that 2.2 billion people are visually impaired or even blind, according to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates?
While they are less severe, other developments are also problematic: 2.6 billion people are nearsighted, a figure that could double by 2050. France is not spared. Like other countries, it is experiencing a veritable epidemic of myopia. Due to its ageing population, it is also seeing an increasing number of cases of presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The situation is worrying, but far from despairing: in the last ten years, ophthalmology has made giant strides. With, at the end of the day, promising leads for pathologies previously considered incurable.
Everything is troubled...
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