Vision Impairment is Associated with Mortality
Meta-analysis shows that those with visual impairments and blindness have a greater mortality risk than their peers who have better vision. The study showed that mortality risks were 29% higher among those with mild vision impairments and 89% higher among those with severe impairments.
Source: University of Michigan
Globally, the population and their eyes are aging. The number of blind and vision impaired people is expected to double in the next 30 year.