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Sydney, Australia, 12 February 2016: Half the world’s population (nearly 5 billion) will be short-sighted (myopic) by 2050, with up to one-fifth of them (1 billion) at a significantly increased risk of blindness if current trends continue.

Published in Public Health

Our new contact lenses correct vision for all distances – close-up, reading and computer use as well as long distance.

Published in Clinical Trials Centre

Sydney, Australia, 8 October 2015: Up to 1 billion people could be at risk of blindness by the middle of the century if an emerging short-sightedness (myopia) epidemic is ignored say researchers at the Brien Holden Vision Institute.

Published in Public Health

Our new contact lenses correct vision for all distances – close-up, reading and computer use as well as long distance.

Published in Clinical Trials Centre

Sydney, Australia, 25 March 2015: Key scientists, researchers and clinical experts discussed the increasing prevalence, the vision, social and economic impact of myopia.

Published in Public Health

Sydney, Australia, 15 February 2016: One of the final articles of Professor Brien Holden has confirmed a worrying prediction about the increasing prevalence of myopia, finding that by 2050, half the world’s population will be myopes. Published this week in the journal “Ophthalmology”, the study combines prevalence and population...

Published in Translational Research

Sydney, Australia, 11 March 2014: Since its humble beginnings in 1973, starting with the establishment of the Optometric Vision Research Foundation, Brien Holden Vision Institute has been at the forefront of vision technology, contributing to some of the most innovative advances that have shaped the optometric landscape.

Published in Translational Research