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Study makes case for investment in eyes and ears

Vision UK says that a lack of accurate data is contributing to a £58 billion bill for vision and hearing loss in the UK.

This takes into account medical costs (for example falls and fractures caused by visual impairment), an increased risk of dementia due to hearing loss, service costs and reduced employment. It calls on the government to support the first ever national survey of the UK population’s sensory needs. More....