Document paper Ophthalmology

World Sight Day: Statement on the role of medical technologies play on improving lives of people with visual impairment

BRUSSELS, 10 October 2018 – Tomorrow is World Sight Day 2018. It reminds us about the importance of sight. Over 80% of all vision impairment can be prevented or cured. However, there remains a lot to do that patients across Europe can access diagnosis and treatment on time.

MedTech Europe’s Ophthalmology sector group represents eyecare manufacturers in Europe. Its mission is to promote dialogue with stakeholders to encourage initiatives that help solving the growing problem of vision loss. New technological discoveries can be a critical part of addressing this challenge.

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Posted on 10.10.2018