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What Percentage of the Population Wears Glasses?

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Some people only wear glasses to read, and others wear them only to drive. Many people only wear eyeglasses part of the time and contact lenses the rest of  ...

The problem | Global Eyesight Now

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But how can vision impaired people in the developing world help themselves if they cannot see properly? ... 6 out of 10 people in the developed world wear glasses, contact lenses, or have had ... The world is much smaller, more isolated.

More than 6 in 10 people wear glasses or contact lenses - CBS

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Sep 20, 2013 ... A vast majority in the population wear glasses or contact lenses. ... The percentage of people wearing glasses (57 percent) is much higher than ...

Fast Facts | Contact Lenses | CDC

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Jan 22, 2015 ... More than 30 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses. ... People can use many different methods to improve their vision, and no single ... Compared to wearing glasses, children switching to contact lenses reported ...

Study Finds Most Americans Have Good Vision, But 14 Million Are ...

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May 9, 2006 ... People who already wear eyeglasses or contact lenses should return to ... visual impairment that CAN be corrected with glasses/contact lenses.

Contact Lenses Vs. Glasses

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Wouldn't You Rather Wear Contacts Than Glasses? Do you wear glasses? ... Many people think only glasses can correct astigmatism, but contact lenses do as  ...

Good Question: Why Do So Many Of Us Need Glasses? « WCCO ...

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Jun 22, 2011 ... For example, many are now looking at phones, computers and ... for the annoyance glasses are for folks who've had to wear them all their lives ... Thousands of years ago people who can't see would probably not live too long ...

Contacts or Glasses: Which Are Best for You? - AllAboutVision.com

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That being said, contact lenses have many advantages over glasses. ... most people these days can wear contacts successfully, even if they prefer to wear ...

Why Are So Many People Nearsighted? | Popular Science

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Mar 18, 2015 ... Myopia can usually be treated easily with glasses, contact lenses or surgery, but ... become more common: young people are spending too much time indoors, ... of light a person would see wearing sunglasses on a bright day.