The Johnson & Johnson Vision Global Eye Health Survey, mentioned in Portal Hospitais Brasil, provides insights into the Covid-19 pandemic reflex for eye health, the link between eye health and beauty, false distrust of visual correction in older patients, and early intervention. Shown. For children who need visual correction.
“At Johnson & Johnson Vision, we are committed to changing the trajectory of eye health, starting with an annual eye examination,” said Group Chairman of Cardiovascular and Specialty Solutions and Johnson & Johnson Vision. I am saying. “According to this year’s survey, only one in four people is aware of the link between eye health and other illnesses and medical conditions. Eye priority campaigns and annual eye health surveys. So our goal is to educate you about the importance of seeing an ophthalmologist on a regular basis for your eyesight and overall health. “
Studies show that 86% of adults in the world are more afraid of losing sight than any other sense. Globally, 88% of people may consider eye health to be an overall health priority, but only 53% of respondents say they undergo an eye exam each year.
According to a Datafolha survey, half of Brazilians say they have vision problems
Still, one in three Brazilians is a doctor, according to a Datafolha study sponsored by AbbVie company Allergan based on the Universal Visual portal on eye health and the importance of high-quality male eyewear, for example. (Or don’t remember). 34% of those who go say that the last promise was more than two years ago. Only about 40% take tests other than those that measure the degree of orthodontic lenses. In addition, about 10% of all respondents say they have diabetes. This is a central but preventable cause of blindness. The Eye Health Survey was applied directly in October 2021 and involved 2,088 Brazilians over the age of 16 in all regions of the country.
According to the International Blindness Prevention Agency (IABP) publication, according to information from ATLAS VISION, there will be about 30 million blind people in Brazil in 2020, and 1.8 million people will be blind. The survey found that 95% of ophthalmologists pass only the “letter test” and measure the degree of visual correction. For example, retinal tests are performed by 4 out of 10 patients, and 5% of the patients consulted do not.
“Similar to diabetes, diabetic retinopathy and macular edema are silent illnesses. If diabetes is diagnosed, patients should have regular eye examinations and see a retinal specialist. Retinopathy is already affecting the patient’s eyes when looking at images that are sensitive to changes in light, contrast, and visual field, “emphasizes the president of the Brazilian Retinal Glass Society (SBRV). doing.