Studies show important insights into the vision of children and adults

The Johnson & Johnson Vision Global Eye Health Survey, mentioned in Portal Hospitais Brasil, provides insights into the Covid-19 pandemic reflexes of 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 course of eye health, starting with an annual eye exam,” said Cardiovascular and Special Solutions and Johnson & Johnson Vision. Group Chairman said. “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. Our goal in the PriorityYourEyes campaign and the annual eye health survey. Is to educate you about the importance of seeing your eyes. Regularly an ophthalmologist-for your eyesight and your 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 regarding 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 vision 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 asymptomatic diseases. If diabetes is diagnosed, the patient should undergo regular ophthalmic examinations and seek a retinologist. In contrast, the visual field. With this change, retinopathy is already affecting the patient’s eye. ”Emphasis on the President of the Brazilian Society of Retinal Glass Society (SBRV).

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